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The Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment, known as IPOST, is a double-sided, one-page document, goldenrod in color that allows a person to communicate their preferences for key life-sustaining treatments including: resuscitation, general scope of treatment, artificial nutrition and more. IPOST is appropriate for an individual who is frail, elderly, or who has a chronic, critical medical condition or terminal illness.

Click here to download the latest form, or go to the Iowa Department of Public Health website and click on the 'Download IPOST Form' link as shown in the screenshot below.

Screen Shot of Iowa Department of Public Health IPOST Website Page

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