Glossary of Terms on Advance Directives and End-of-Life

Hospice of Cincinnati Respecting Diversity — a cultural guide for end-of-life care

Conversation Ready: A Framework for Improving End-Of-Life Care — a whitepaper by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

MOLST (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) & POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) are interchangeable terms. Click here to learn more about program development in each state.

Advance Care Planning – definitions