Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care - Nevada

DPA.HC (1-02) -1- Principal______
NEVADA
DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE DECISIONS
WARNING TO PERSONS EXECUTING THIS DOCUMENT
THIS IS AN IMPORTANT LEGAL DOCUMENT. IT CREATES A DURABLE POWER OF
ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE. BEFORE EXECUTING THIS DOCUMENT, YOU
SHOULD KNOW THESE IMPORTANT FACTS:
1. THIS DOCUMENT GIVES THE PERSON YOU DESIGNATE AS YOUR
ATTORNEY-IN-FACT THE POWER TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR YOU.
THIS POWER IS SUBJECT TO ANY LIMITATIONS OR STATEMENT OF YOUR
DESIRES THAT YOU INCLUDE IN THIS DOCUMENT. THE POWER TO MAKE HEALTH
CARE DECISIONS FOR YOU MAY INCLUDE CONSENT, REFUSAL OF CONSENT, OR
WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT TO ANY CARE, TREATMENT, SERVICE, OR PROCEDURE
TO MAINTAIN, DIAGNOSE, OR TREAT A PHYSICAL OR MENTAL CONDITION. YOU
MAY STATE IN THIS DOCUMENT ANY TYPES OF TREATMENT OR PLACEMENTS THAT
YOU DO NOT DESIRE.
2. THE PERSON YOU DESIGNATE IN THIS DOCUMENT HAS A DUTY TO
ACT CONSISTENT WITH YOUR DESIRES AS STATED IN THIS DOCUMENT OR
OTHERWISE MADE KNOWN OR, IF YOUR DESIRES ARE UNKNOWN, TO ACT IN YOUR
BEST INTERESTS.
3. EXCEPT AS YOU OTHERWISE SPECIFY IN THIS DOCUMENT, THE
POWER OF THE PERSON YOU DESIGNATE TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR
YOU MAY INCLUDE THE POWER TO CONSENT TO YOUR DOCTOR NOT GIVING
TREATMENT OR STOPPING TREATMENT WHICH WOULD KEEP YOU ALIVE.
4. UNLESS YOU SPECIFY A SHORTER PERIOD IN THIS DOCUMENT, THIS
POWER WILL EXIST INDEFINITELY FROM THE DATE YOU EXECUTE THIS
DOCUMENT AND, IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR
YOURSELF, THIS POWER WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST UNTIL THE TIME WHEN YOU
BECOME ABLE TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR YOURSELF.
5. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS DOCUMENT, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE
MEDICAL AND OTHER HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR YOURSELF SO LONG AS YOU
CAN GIVE INFORMED CONSENT WITH RESPECT TO THE PARTICULAR DECISION.
IN ADDITION, NO TREATMENT MAY BE GIVEN TO YOU OVER YOUR OBJECTION,
AND HEALTH CARE NECESSARY TO KEEP YOU ALIVE MAY NOT BE STOPPED IF
YOU OBJECT.
6. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REVOKE THE APPOINTMENT OF THE PERSON
DESIGNATED IN THIS DOCUMENT TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR YOU BY
NOTIFYING THAT PERSON OF THE REVOCATION ORALLY OR IN WRITING.
7. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REVOKE THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE
PERSON DESIGNATED IN THIS DOCUMENT TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR
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