Student’s should research their state’s law and then describe the following topics : Living Will, DNR, Power of Attorney, Spouse/Partner Rights, Euthanasia, Patient Self-Determination. Use the following guideline for the presentation.
- Title page (1 slide)
- Living Will (1-2 slides)
- DNR (1-2 slides)
- Power of Attorney (1-2 slides)
- Spouse or Partner’s Rights in decision making (1-2 slides)
- Euthanasia: Active, Passive, Voluntary, and Involuntary (4-6 slides)
- Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990 (1-2 slides)
For the above, students must address: who needs to sign, is a medical evaluation needed, does the document expire, what rights does the person have, what treatment options does the document cover.