Cart

Who Needs MOLST

Consider MOLST if the patient wants to avoid or receive any or all life-sustaining treatment; resides in a long-term care facility or requires long-term care services; or might die in the next year.

Learn More

How MOLST is Done

MOLST is based on communication between the patient and their physician. The 8-Step MOLST Protocol outlines the necessary steps.

Learn More

EMS Must Follow MOLST

MOLST guides treatment wherever an emergency occurs.

Learn More

Legislative Changes

Learn about the new NP law effective May 28th as well as proposed legislation, including the Health Care Proxy and eMOLST Registry bill.

Learn More

The Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) program is designed to improve the quality of care seriously ill people receive at the end of life. MOLST is based on the patient’s current health status, prognosis, and goals for care. The discussion emphasizes shared medical decision-making that helps the patient understand what can and cannot be accomplished. The result is a set of medical orders that must be honored by all health care professionals in all settings. MOLST is New York’s endorsed National POLST Paradigm Program. For other states, visit POLST.org.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

We are a community website focused on educating all members of the community on End-of-Life issues.