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Week 3: Respect for patient values: decisions for incompetent patients

Links to Web Resources

Recommended Core Curriculum Guidelines on Culturally Sensitive Care, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (DHHS)

"Five Wishes" Advance Directive

"Five Wishes" is an advance directive form developed by a group called Aging with Dignity, designed to be more "user friendly" for older people than more legalistic-appearing forms while still being legally valid in the majority of states.

Caring Connections (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

You can click on their Advance Directives page to download their recommended advance directive form for Michigan or any other state.

"On Our Own Terms" TV Special Series with Bill Moyers (Sept. 10-13, 2000, PBS)

Project on Death in America

Innovations in End-of-Life Care

Part of the national organization Last Acts designed to improve end of life care in the US.  This part of the project is aimed at educating health professionals and disseminating promising programs.

Course Links Page (Overall Ethics Resources)

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