What is special about a Pre-Hospital Directive (Orange Form)?
This document must be printed on bright orange paper and states that you do not want cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to restart your heart or breathing. The Pre-Hospital Directive must be signed by you and must be signed by either your physician or other health care provider. 15. If I complete a Pre-Hospital Directive do I need any other Advance Directive? Yes. The Pre-Hospital Directive has a limited role. The Pre-Hospital Directive is only effective outside of a health care institution (at home and in the community); it is not effective in the hospital or other health care institution. 16. Do I need a lawyer to complete an Advance Directive? No. You do not need a lawyer to make an Advance Directive. 17. Do I need to use a special form? You do not have to use a specific form. Although there is a sample form in Arizona law, you may use any form, as long as it is conforms to the law and is properly witnessed. 18. Must a Health Care (Medical) Power of Attorney or Advance Directive be