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Upcoming Training

Virtual Advanced Steps POST Course

June 10 & 17, 2022 from 12-4pm each day (This class is now full)

 

Cost:  Free

 

This class fee is being paid from a grant awarded to Capital Caring Health by Geriatric Training and Education (GTE) funds

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, physicians, 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., POST 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.

 

See flyer for registration details.

Upcoming Training

Virtual Advanced Steps POST Course

June 23, 2022

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

(This class is now full)

 

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, physicians, 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., POST 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.

 

See flyer for registration details

We hope to be able to offer additional free classes covered by the GTE grant, but none are scheduled at this time.