Episode 45: POLST and End of Life in Prehospital Care
Anna and Dan sit down with attorney and former paramedic Margaret Keavney to discuss end-of-life issues in EMS. How do we honor patient wishes, and the law? What is our standard, and how does our culture and training sometimes work against us?
We don't get great initial training in the end of life, although EMS is present at the majority of these events. Check it out!
Keavney-Streger Law Firm can be found here:
OPALS study on cardiac arrest termination of care:
New Jersey's POLST:
About the late Dr John Hinds and his mission to bring advanced care to the patient: