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Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Facilitator Class

Date: 

January 12 & January 19, 2023

12:00-5:00 pm

 

Cost: $150

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to assist participants learn the skills needed to facilitate ACP conversations with individuals who are in their last few years of life. The AS planning conversation is focused on assisting those with advanced serious illness and frailty in treatment decisions based on their goals of care. The Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP program’s systematic approach results in a POLST form or medical orders that aligns with individual goals, values, and preferences. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, advanced practice providers) and other care providers.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

Course content level: Intermediate for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify communication skills for facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations.

  2. Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.

  3. Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan, e.g., POLST form and out of hospital medical orders.

  4. Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Carilion Clinic.  This is an 8-hour course, both dates are mandatory in order to receive certification.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Instructor Class

Date: 

March 9, 2023

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $250

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Instructor Certification course features strategies for teaching,evaluating, and mentoring the communication skills of AS ACP Facilitators, and prepares participants to teach the AS ACP Facilitator Certification course.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Instructor Certification course is intended for healthcare educators, nurses, physicians, community leaders, social work practitioners, and chaplains and clergy who are interested in becoming certified to replicate the AS ACP Facilitator Certification course in their own organization or community.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in becoming certified as Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP Instructors.

Course content level: Intermediate to Advanced for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define Instructor responsibilities and common strategies for teaching the Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course.

  2. Facilitate a brief discussion on selected ACP topics.

  3. Apply three mentoring strategies to promote Facilitator certification and maintenance of competence.

  4. Apply at least three Instructor mentoring strategies during role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Carilion Clinic.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Facilitator Class

Date: 

March 30, 2023

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Cost: $115

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to assist participants learn the skills needed to facilitate ACP conversations with individuals who are in their last few years of life. The AS planning conversation is focused on assisting those with advanced serious illness and frailty in treatment decisions based on their goals of care. The Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP program’s systematic approach results in a POLST form or medical orders that aligns with individual goals, values, and preferences. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, advanced practice providers) and other care providers.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

Course content level: Intermediate for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify communication skills for facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations.

  2. Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.

  3. Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan, e.g., POLST form and out of hospital medical orders.

  4. Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Sentara.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Facilitator Class

Date: 

June 29, 2023

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Cost: $115

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to assist participants learn the skills needed to facilitate ACP conversations with individuals who are in their last few years of life. The AS planning conversation is focused on assisting those with advanced serious illness and frailty in treatment decisions based on their goals of care. The Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP program’s systematic approach results in a POLST form or medical orders that aligns with individual goals, values, and preferences. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, advanced practice providers) and other care providers.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

Course content level: Intermediate for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify communication skills for facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations.

  2. Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.

  3. Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan, e.g., POLST form and out of hospital medical orders.

  4. Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Sentara.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Facilitator Class

Date: 

Sept 26, 2023

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Cost: $115

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to assist participants learn the skills needed to facilitate ACP conversations with individuals who are in their last few years of life. The AS planning conversation is focused on assisting those with advanced serious illness and frailty in treatment decisions based on their goals of care. The Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP program’s systematic approach results in a POLST form or medical orders that aligns with individual goals, values, and preferences. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, advanced practice providers) and other care providers.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

Course content level: Intermediate for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify communication skills for facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations.

  2. Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.

  3. Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan, e.g., POLST form and out of hospital medical orders.

  4. Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Sentara.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Respecting Choices Advanced Steps - ACP Facilitator Class

Date: 

October 12 & October 19, 2023

12:00-5:00 pm

 

Cost: $150

The Advanced Steps (AS) ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to assist participants learn the skills needed to facilitate ACP conversations with individuals who are in their last few years of life. The AS planning conversation is focused on assisting those with advanced serious illness and frailty in treatment decisions based on their goals of care. The Respecting Choices Advanced Steps ACP program’s systematic approach results in a POLST form or medical orders that aligns with individual goals, values, and preferences. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

 

Target Audience

Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, advanced practice providers) and other care providers.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty. These conversations have application for in-person visits and telehealth.

Course content level: Intermediate for social workers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify communication skills for facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations.

  2. Demonstrate the application of the person-centered decision-making framework to elicit preferences and decisions.

  3. Create strategies to transfer individual goals, values, and preferences to a written plan, e.g., POLST form and out of hospital medical orders.

  4. Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Advanced Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities.

This course will be taught by Carilion Clinic.  This is an 8-hour course, both dates are mandatory in order to receive certification.

Click here to see flyer for registration details.