The American Nurses Association (ANA) is seeking comments on the following revised position statement: Foregoing Nutrition and Hydration
The purpose of this statement is to clarify the role of the registered nurse and the healthcare systems in which they work pertinent to the support of clients and their surrogates deciding to withdraw nutrition and hydration.
If you are interested in participating in this review, download the document and submit your comments online (see below) by 5:00pm EST on April 28, 2010. If you have questions e-mail Laurie Badzek, Director, Center for Ethics and Human Rights, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANA appreciates your assistance with reviewing this important document.