Review the Five Wishes Sample Download Five Wishes Sampledocument. Then, choose a family member or friend as a patient and complete the Patientâ€™s Five Wishes Download Patientâ€™s Five Wishesdocument.
Provide a summary of the individual, including any healthcare concerns, and upload your Patientâ€™s Five Wishes document for peer review. Include your thoughts regarding any wishes that you feel would be difficult to uphold as the family member/friend.
DO NOT include any personal identifiers in the document.
Citation: Aging With Dignity. (2011). Five wishes.
Respond to at least two of your peersâ€™ posts in a substantive manner. Assume the nurseâ€™s role, and this Patientâ€™s Five Wishes document has been presented to you for your patient. Use the response prompts to guide your content.
- Identify at least one â€œwishâ€ that may need to be discussed with the patient and family or expanded upon. How would you educate the patient and family?
- What is your role in advocating for this patientâ€™s wishes?
- Assume the medical provider or family did not want to follow the wishes. How would you handle this situation? Explain.