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Provider Tools for Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussions

ID: 18-2 Sep 2016
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Evidence Summary
Document Status: Current
Authors:
J. Myers, R. Cosby, D. Gzik, I. Harle, D. Harrold, N. Incardona, T. Walton

Guideline Objective

The objective of this evidence summary is to outline and summarize the evidence regarding existing healthcare provider tools and/or practices that address the processes for ACP or GoCD.

Patient Population

All

Intended Guideline Users

Healthcare providers who engage in ACP or GoCD with their patients or should engage in ACP or GoCDs with their patients.

Research Question(s)

  1. What tools enable providers to introduce advance care planning or goals of care discussions?
  2. What tools enable providers to facilitate advance care planning or goals of care discussions?
  3. What tools are best suited for documentation of advance care planning or goals of care discussions?