Respecting Choices First Steps® Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator Certification Course

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Target Audience: Nurses, care managers, case managers, social workers, clergy, advanced practice providers, physicians and all health care professionals who assist with advance care planning.

Description

This workshop is now being offered in person only.

This workshop is jointly provided by South Piedmont AHEC Nursing Education and Your Care-Your Choice, a department of Atrium Health.

Course Description:

The First Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to help participants learn the skills needed to facilitate foundational ACP conversations with individuals who are healthy or have early chronic illness. This course builds on the communication and interview skills learned in the Core Component used for person-centered advance care planning (ACP) facilitation and is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.


Course Requirements/Pre-Requisites

(Instructions for completing the following pre-course requirements will be emailed to you upon registration for this course):

• Completion of Respecting Choice ACP Core Component Course (Registration Link is Below)
• Completion of the Core Curriculum Modules 1-4
• Talk with a loved one about ACP and review the NC Practical Form.

How to Register for other Respecting Choices Courses:

** Please Note: Respecting Choices First Steps and Advanced Steps Facilitator Courses may be taken in any order once you have completed the Core Component Course.

Respecting Choices Core Component Course, March 14, 2024 | 8:30am - 12:00pm

Follow this link to register for the Respecting Choices Core Component Course

Respecting Choices ADVANCED Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification Course, March 19, 2024 | 8:30am - 1:30pm

Follow this link to register for the Respecting Choices Advanced Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification Course

Location:

South Piedmont Area Health Education Center Center for Learning & Development,
Building K Classroom 17/18
5039 Airport Center Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28208

CE Credit:

3.5 Nursing Contact Hours
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

0.4 CEUs/3.5 Contact Hours

Learning Outcome:

Participants will be able to apply effective communication and conversation skills and critical thinking for person-centered Advance Care Planning facilitation for both in-person visits and telehealth.


Disclaimer

Respecting Choices is a division of C-TAC Innovations.
The term “certification,” as used in Respecting Choices educational programs and products, means that Respecting Choices issues a certificate upon fulfillment of the
following elements:

1) completion of a specified Respecting Choices educational program with standardized content
and processes;
2) successful demonstration of skills associated with the specified program; and


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This project is/was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number U1QHP28734, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.”

“The UNC Center for Aging and Health, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program also provided support."

Objectives

  • Define benefits of First Steps conversation and identify appropriate target population.
  • Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.
  • Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan.
  • Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating First Steps ACP conversations through role-play exercises.

Contact

Kimberly Schnitzler MSN, RN, 704 512 2321

Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Melissa Coursey MSW, LCSW, Beth Rosenberg MSW, LCSW
Date(s)
Mar 14, 2024
Time
12:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Check-In Time
12:30 PM
Credit
0.40 - CEU
3.50 - Contact Hours
3.50 - Nursing Contact Hours
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
Mar 14, 2024
Time
12:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location
South Piedmont AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$120.00
Registration - Includes course materials and half-day workshop.
Credits
0.40
CEU
3.50
Contact Hours
3.50
Nursing Contact Hours