10.01.21.05

.05 Resolving Conflicts Between MOLST Forms.

A. If the medical records of a patient contain more than one MOLST form, the orders contained in the most recent MOLST form shall be followed unless and until the form is updated.

B. If MOLST forms completed on different dates contain conflicting orders, a health care provider shall:

(1) To the extent feasible, discuss any conflicts with the patient or authorized decision maker; and

(2) Complete an updated MOLST form to reflect the current wishes of the patient or authorized decision maker.

C. If an updated MOLST form is completed, all older forms shall be voided in accordance with the formís instructions.