An Oregon advance directive allows a person to choose a healthcare agent and to offer instructions on how they intend to be treated in the event of a medical emergency. The information on this form highlights the medical treatment options available to a patient if they are unable to communicate for themselves to confusion, incapacitation, or other factors.
Chapter 127 of the Oregon Revised Statutes: Statutes (Sustaining Treatment Registry; Declarations for Mental Treatment; Death with Dignity)
Requirements needed to complete the signing process-In accordance with ORS 127.515(2), two (2) witnesses or a notary public are required to observe the signature to be valid (b).
Definition of the State-In accordance with ORS 127.505(2), an "advance directive" is defined as a document signed by a principal that has the following elements:
(A) a document designating someone to serve as your health care proxy; and
(B) a document appointing someone to function as your health care proxy
(b) This entails providing them with instructions, which is what the health care professional does.
If the principal adds any additional papers or writings to the "advance directive" described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, the documents or writings are referred to as "supplemental documents."
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