New Mexico Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order FormNew Mexico Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order FormNew Mexico Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Form
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EMS

DNR

INSTRUCTIONS
Purpose
This standardized EMS-DNR Order (Order) has been developed by the EMS Bureau within the Epidemiology and Response Division of the New Mexico Department of Health
(DOH). It is in compliance with Section 24-10B-4I, NMSA
1978 which directs the EMS Bureau to develop a program to
authorize EMS providers to honor advance directives to withhold or terminate care. The program is described fully in
NMAC 7.27.6. A copy may be obtained by calling the EMS
Bureau at 505-476-8200 or online at www.nmems.org.

be readily available to EMS personnel in order for the Order
to be honored. Resuscitation attempts may be initiated until
the form (or EMS bracelet/medallion) is presented and the
identity of the patient is confirmed by the EMS personnel. It
is recommended that the white envelope containing the Order be located in an obvious place that is readily available to
emergency responders.

ONE SIGNED COPY should be retained by the physician
and made part of the patient’s p