2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 15 - Probate, Trusts, And Fiduciaries
Article 18.7. Directives Concerning Orders for Scope of Treatment
Section 15-18.7-103. Medical orders for scope of treatment forms - form contents.

(1) A medical orders for scope of treatment form shall include the following information concerning the adult whose medical treatment is the subject of the medical orders for scope of treatment form:

  1. The adult's name, date of birth, and sex;

  2. The adult's eye and hair color;

  3. The adult's race or ethnic background;

  4. If applicable, the name of the hospice program in which the adult is enrolled;

  5. The name, address, and telephone number of the adult's physician, advanced practice nurse,or physician assistant;

  6. The adult's signature or mark or, if applicable, the signature of the adult's authorized surrogate decision-maker;

  7. The date upon which the medical orders for scope of treatment form was signed;(h) The adult's instructions concerning:

  1. The administration of CPR;

  2. Other medical interventions, including but not limited to consent to comfort measures only,transfer to a hospital, limited intervention, or full treatment; and

  3. Other treatment options;

(i) The signature of the adult's physician, advanced practice nurse, or, if under the supervision or authority of the physician, physician assistant.

Source: L. 2010: Entire article added, (HB 10-1122), ch. 279, p. 1278, § 1, effective August 11. L. 2016: (1)(e) and (1)(i) amended, (SB 16-158), ch. 204, p. 725, § 11, effective August 10.

Cross references: For the legislative declaration in SB 16-158, see section 1 of chapter 204, Session Laws of Colorado 2016.

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