Integration of Infection Management in Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-01-11T19:27:56Z
Author DetailsAluem Tark, FNP-BC, RN, CHPN, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationAlpha
Level of EvidenceN/A
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) is an advanced care planning tool which aims to facilitate End-of-Life communication between a dying patient and medical providers. Our research team examined the status of POLST program implementation across U.S. and identified state-level variations in how infection management is captured in POLST forms.
DescriptionLeadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Conference NameLeadership Connection 2018
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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