States Requirements For Advance Directives: For the first part of your journal entry, reflect on the Five Wishes presented on the Five Wishes website https://agingwithdignity.org/five-wishes/about-five-wishes and attached PDF and complete your Five Wishes.
Explain your state’s requirements for advance directives, including whether your Five Wishes can be turned into a formal document. Then, explain how your experience of completing your Five Wishes advance directive will help you guide discussions with patients and their families. Finally, explain how you might apply the Five Wishes advance directives to your nursing practice. Include how this advance directive might benefit patients in decision making for specialized areas of care.