Date Updated: October 2, 2015

This is a 41 minute video presentation of a discussion led by Dr. Alex Molnar (Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington) with a community group of Cambodian Americans about the subjects of advance directives and end-of-life decision making. Topics include understanding personal preferences and discussing these choices with family members, the purpose and components of advance directives, the legal next of kin, and how to fill out the appropriate paperwork. The discussion is in both English and Khmer with interpretation provided by Harborview Medical Center interpreter/CCM Jeniffer Huong.  

Introduction 0:00
Discussions with Family? 0:48
Preferences? 2:50
Purpose of Advance Directives 4:14
Who Decides? 7:03
Legal Next of Kin 8:53
Additional Purposes 10:02
Components of Advance Directives 13:03
Workbook 14:51
Who to Choose? 18:27
How to Make Wishes Known? 24:03
How to Fill Out Form? 27:29
Change My Mind? 30:03

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