Episode 5

MOLST, POLST, and Advance Directives


March 14th, 2020

34 mins 49 secs

Your Hosts

About this Episode

Alex and Amy discuss the urgent need during this COVID-19 pandemic for folks to think about difficult end-of-life deicisions and they walk the audience through the details of filling out the MOLST form.
MOLST: Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
POLST: Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
In this episode, we discuss:
What is a MOLST form
What is a POLST form
Why should we talk about end of life care
Coronavirus / COVID-19 concerns
When should you fill out a MOLST form?
Who should fill out a MOLST form?
Can you make copies of a MOLST form?
Where should you keep your MOLST form?
What is CPR?
What is intubation?
MOLST form options