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Advance Care Directives
All competent adults have a right to decide what medical treatment they would refuse if they lose capacity to make decisions in the future. This Video Learning Activity (VLA) looks at the increasing trend to have future refusals of treatment recorded in legally binding documents known as Advance Care Directives (ACDs).
- What is an ACD?
- Requirements for a valid ACD
- Substitute decision making
- Case law and ACDs
This VLA will be of interest to nurses and midwives working in all contexts of adult health care.