“Durable Do Not Resuscitate Order” means a written physician’s order issued pursuant to §54.1-2987.1 to withhold cardiopulmonary resuscitation from a particular patient in the event of cardiac or respiratory arrest. For purposes of this program, cardiopulmonary resuscitation shall include cardiac compression, endotracheal intubation and other advanced airway management, artificial ventilation, defibrillation and related procedures.
Durable DNR Forms
As of July 20, 2011 the authorized Durable DNR has changed to a downloadable form. The previous authorized yellow DNR form may still be honored. Click below to download and print the new Durable DNR Form and its instructions.
What you need to know about DDNR and POST
The Code of Virginia and Durable DNR
2022 DDNR Update – Symposium Presentation
Questions about the Durable DNR Program? Please contact (804) 888-9131.
Guidance Documents relating to DDNR
Authority of Physicians Assistants to write Do Not Resuscitate Orders (DNR Orders)-85-8-PA_508c
Other-DDNR-Guidance-Doc-03182022-1_508c (March 18, 2022) NEW