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policy 0079 : Code Status Orders and Associated Treatment Plans

The University of Virginia Medical Center respects the rights of patients or legal surrogate decision makers (surrogates) to be informed about and involved in decision making regarding all aspects of the patient’s care, including the right to consent to or refuse offered resuscitative interventions or other life-sustaining treatments. The Medical Center respects the rights of Health Care Team (Team) members to maintain their professional and ethical integrity. The Team is not required to and should not offer or provide interventions that are outside the boundaries of accepted clinical practice.

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  1. effective date:

    February 1, 2019
  2. signature(s):

    Scott A. Syverud, MD, President, Clinical Staff
    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center