The Patient Self-Determination Act

The Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990 was passed to ensure that individuals are informed of their rights to enact advance directives. One of the main issues that surround this act is the ability of a healthcare organization to know a particular patient’s wishes in the event of an emergent situation. Discuss how healthcare organizations might ensure that advance directives (ADs) are followed even in the event of an emergency.

Must be 75 to 150 words

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