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141 - Do Not Resuscitate, Advance Directives, Living Will, Healthcare Power of Attorney: What’s the Difference?


‐ Oct 14, 2023 3:00pm


Credits: None available.

This session clarifies questions around documents that convey patients’ preferences for resuscitation, comfort care, end of life, and assignment of a legal spokesperson

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/16/2025.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Kristin Larson – Speaker Bureau, AstraZeneca; Consultant, GlaxoSmithKline; Employer, United Health Care; Professor, Roseman University

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17499.

ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the elements of and the difference between DNR, Advanced Directives, Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney from the eyes of the law.


Credits Available


Do Not Resuscitate, Advance Directives, Living Will, Healthcare Power of Attorney: What’s the Difference?