- PAD goes into effect upon signatures from all required parties.
- Provider must act in good faith per applicable standards of care; comply with the PAD to the fullest extent possible, consistent with reasonable medical practice, the availability of treatments requested, and applicable law.
- The PAD form shall be complied with unless the adult’s instruction on the PAD form will cause substantial harm to the adult.
- In that instance, Emergency Medical Service personnel, Health Care Provider, or Health Care Facility shall make a good faith effort to consult with the adult’s agent, if applicable, and offer an alternative course of treatment
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