*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
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.
This workshop is jointly provided by South Piedmont AHEC Nursing Education and Your Care-Your Choice, a department of Atrium Health.
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.
(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
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center Center for Learning & Development,
Building K Classroom 17/18
5039 Airport Center Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28208
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
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.
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
1) completion of a specified Respecting Choices educational program with standardized content
2) successful demonstration of skills associated with the specified program; and
Registering for and attending a South Piedmont AHEC program authorizes South Piedmont AHEC to take audio, video, and/or still images to be used for promotional and educational purposes. If you have concerns, please speak with a South Piedmont AHEC team member.
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."
Kimberly Schnitzler MSN, RN, 704 512 2321