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The Virginia POLST Collaborative is pleased to announce that as of November 2016, the Code of Virginia (12VAC5-66-10) has been amended to include POST!
"'Durable DNR Order' shall also include a physician order for scope of treatment (POST) form. Durable DNR orders including POST forms shall be completed and signed by a licensed practitioner and signed by the patient or patient's authorized representative."
For the text of the entire paragraph, please click on DDNR Regulation Definition under the Professionals tab.
A screening tool to assist in determining if a patient is a good candidate for a POST form and helpful tips to refer them to a facilitator.
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