University of Southern Indiana

Respecting Choices® First Steps

This program is in development-please check back to see updates about registration.

Description of Program
Respecting Choices® First Steps®  Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification for Advance Care Planning (ACP) is a program that offers online as well as a live day of education. The foundation is laid for participants to be able to facilitate ACP conversations with any adult.  The combination of online and live elements of this program will enhance participants knowledge and skills related to ACP.  Advance care planning documents are also reviewed and discussed.

Who should enroll in this program?

This program is designed for English-speaking individuals with an interest in learning more about advance care planning conversations.

Program Content

The content is divided into an online portion that is completed prior to attending the live day. Respecting Choices® in Wisconsin creates the online and live content for the program.  The online program consists of 6 modules that are completed by the learner over 4-6 hours.  The live day includes working with facilitators to hone interviewing skills related to advance care planning. Immediate feedback is provided to all learners.  The online content includes case scenarios and videos.  The live content includes small group work, didactic, videos, case scenarios, role playing, debriefing, and self reflection. 

Program Schedule

This program consists of an online portion of 6 modules that must be completed prior to the live 8 hour day.  This activity is offered twice a year.

2018 Dates
March 5
Sept. 25

Contact Dr. M. Jane Swartz


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