Assisted Suicide By the Numbers (Part 1 of 2)

Episode Episode 12 | August 13, 2020

Join Eva Andrade as she discusses the recently released Assisted Suicide Numbers in Hawaii. Guest: Joy Yadao, RN


2019 Our Care our Choice Report

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Legislative Recommendations (page 7 of report). These are things we expect to come up in the 2021 legislative session.

In closing, the DOH recommends the following changes to the OCOCA.

  1. Waiver of any waiting periods if the attending provider and consulting provider agree that patient death is likely prior to the end of the waiting periods.
  2. Given access to health care providers is limited, the DOH recommends authorizing advance practice registered nurses to serve as attending providers for patients seeking
    medical aid in dying.