All UHN health professionals are expected to:
The MRPs must:
Clinical team members should be available to provide information about the patient to the MAID Assessment Team, and should remain involved in a supportive role to the patient, as needed, throughout the MAID process.
Patients who are requesting MAID can be referred to the MAID Assessment Team if they are:
The MAID Assessment Team will determine the remaining eligibility criteria of:
The time from patients signing the MAID Patient Request Form to the delivery of MAID intervention takes 2 weeks on average. This includes
It may be
MAID may not be feasible for many patients who are actively dying because the patient may not be assessed soon enough or may no longer be competent to provide consent at the time of the intervention. Palliative sedation has been applied in some such cases for symptom control.
Rights of Conscientious Objection
Limits of Conscientious Objection
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