SELF DETERMINATION

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1. To refuse all or part of your care/treatment to the extent permitted by law and to be informed of the expected consequences of said action.

2. T be informed in writing of rights under state law to formulate advance directives.

3. To have the organization comply with advance directives as permitted by state law  and state requirements.

4. To be informed of the organization's policies and procedures for implementing advance directives.

5. To receive care whether or not you have an advance directive(s) in place, as well as not to be discriminated against whether or not you have executed an advance directive(s).

6. To be informed regarding the organization's policies for withholding of resuscitative services and the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, as appropriate.

7. To not participate in research or not receive experimental treatment unless you give documented, voluntary informed consent.

8. To be informed of what to do in an emergency.

9. To participate in consideration of ethical issues that may arise in your care.