Upcoming POLST Events

Upcoming North Dakota POLST Awareness, Education, and Implementation

This presentation is held monthly on the following dates from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

This session has been approved for 1.5 contact hours by the North Dakota Board of Nursing, North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, North Dakota Department of Health - EMS Division, and the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.

Presented by

  • Nancy Joyner, MS, CNS-BC, APRN, ACHPN® North Dakota POLST Program Coordinator
  • Sara Schwarz, MA, Chaplain, Hospice of the Red River Valley


  • Describe how POLST conversations impact POLST form completion.
  • Identify what the role of the nurse is in completing the North Dakota POLST form.
  • Explain the process of implementing POLST where you work.

Who should attend

Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, and EMS.

What you will gain from attending

  • Acquire new skills, competencies, and best practices regarding POLST.
  • Learn about best practices and scripting for patients with serious and life threatening illnesses.
  • Enhance your awareness and education about POLST in North Dakota.

Learn more about North Dakota POLST