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The POLST Form
After identifying the appropriate patient and having "the conversation", it is time to complete the Nevada POLST form.
How to Complete a
State printed Nevada POLST forms are preferred as they are the approved color and weight. You may order them through Nevada POLST without any additional charge.
A Nevada POLST form not yet completed and given to a patient should be clearly marked "Sample" since it is a Medical Order.
When you click the "Patient Handouts" link, scroll to the bottom of the page for printable handouts in layman's term on artificial nutrition and hydration, ventilators and CPR.
Frailty is one of the criteria for being a POLST patient, but how to assess frailty is the question.
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