Advanced Directives in Healthcare
Published April 7, 2020
20 min
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    Guest: Janet Vittone, M.D.Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)Janet Vittone, M.D., outlines the difference between different advanced directive documents and the importance of discussing these with all of your patients. She shares tips on when and how to broach the topic with patients, especially those in early adulthood. Drs. Vittone and Chutka also discuss ensuring that the right people are aware of your wishes, should you become incapacitated.Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.Deeper Dive:Living wills and advance directives for medical decisions, by Mayo Clinic: education video:
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