Upcoming Medical Conferences in UrbandaleSearch Criteria : United States of America Urbandale
Sep 18, 2019 | USD $140 | Urbandale, Iowa
2019 Respecting Choices First Steps ACP Course is organized by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and will be held on Sep 18, 2019 at UnityPoint at Home - Des Moines, Urbandale, Iowa, United States of America. Target Audience : The LS ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare clinicians (nurses, social workers, chaplains, physicians) and others involved in assisting those with serious illness or frailty in making treatment decisions based on their goals of care. Course Description : The purpose of this program is to improve the effectiveness of the LS ACP (a POLST Paradigm program) through facilitation skills training. Education Outcomes : • Describe the goals of the Last Steps ACP program; a POLST Paradigm program • Identify interview skills for facilitating Last Steps ACP conversations • Identify skills to assist individuals in making informed treatment decisions; to include CPR, limitations on treatment, and comfort care • Develop strategies to create a POLST form that accurately reflects an individual’s treatment preferences • Identify systems to honor the POLST plan • Demonstrate beginning competency in facilitating Last Steps ACP conversations through role-play activities Initial Certification Requirements : • Completion of the LS ACP Facilitator Certification Online Pre- Curriculum • Completion of the LS ACP Facilitator Certification classroom training (8-hour classroom instruction) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.