ICLE | Medical Treatment Authority for the Incapacitated
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Medical Treatment Authority for the Incapacitated
On-Demand Seminar (Posted 07/12/17) | CLE: 0.5 | Level: Intermediate
    

Medical advances have prolonged our lives. A severe injury or illness, which might have ended a person's life years ago, can now render him or her incapacitated. Whether during advance planning or in the midst of a crisis, you need to guide your clients through the complicated legal and emotional issues that arise when an incapacitated person needs medical treatment.

  • Draft effective and portable patient advocate designations
  • Work with hospitals and families to enforce patient advocate designations
  • Pursue a guardianship when appropriate
  • Counsel clients on end-of-life issues, including do-not-resuscitate orders
  • Work with hospitals and families to resolve futility-of-treatment disputes
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