National Healthcare Decisions Day

Description: This website provides clear, concise, and consistent information on healthcare decision-making to both the public and health care professionals through the widespread availability and dissemination of simple and uniform tools (not just forms) to guide the process.

AACN Domains: Health Policy; Communication

Format: Website

Audience: Associates Level; Baccalaureate Level; Graduate Level; Practicing Nurses; Nursing Faculty

Cost: Free

Tips and Suggestions: This website can be used as a resource in lectures about advanced care directives and by nurses for guidance in helping patients with serious illness. There are videos and tools to help guide the process. There are also tools for pediatric and teenage populations. 

Citation: National Healthcare Decisions Day - April 16. The Conversation Project. Accessed November 1, 2022.