Advance Care Planning

Initiative formerly known as Honoring Choice Pacific Northwest

Who will make health care decisions for you if you can’t? Advance care planning puts your voice at the center of your health care.

We encourage everyone 18 and over will share their values and preferences. We want people to:

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Getting Started

The advance care planning work formerly known as Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest, along with the advance directive, can now be found under the Washington State Medical Association. Visit the Washington State Medical Association’s Advance Care Planning website for additional advance care planning resources, including the Advance Directive.

Other Resources

ACP Coordinators

Click here to access past webinars and other materials.
This SharePoint site is password-protected. Please reach out to Mitha for the password.

Documents & Files

  • Hierarchy Handout WA – See who would make medical decisions in the event that you could not make your own decisions. You can also see where you fall on the hierarchy for those in your circle.
  • Reflection Guide – Use our reflection guide to help you write out what’s important to you.
  • First, Next, Then Handout – A quick guide on advance care planning steps.
  • CPR Guide – This guide explains what CPR is and helps you decide if you want CPR attempted in a hospital or health care facility.
  • Large Print CPR Guide – This is the CPR guide in large print.




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Contact Us

Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Map / Directions

206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

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