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Honoring Your Wishes & RC Last Steps Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification Program

Honoring Your Wishes, an Iowa City Hospice program

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HYW & RC Last Steps Certification Program 32 days before event starts $189.00 $0.00

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Purpose

To help participants learn the skills necessary to initiate IPOST conversations with the frail and elderly and people affected by a terminal illness or chronic critical medical condition, assist in making informed health care decisions, create written documents, and improve the effectiveness of the IPOST paradigm.

 

Objectives

The participants will learn to:

  • Describe the goals of the Last Steps ACP program, a POLST paradigm program
  • Identify interview skills for facilitating Last Steps 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

 

Agenda

7:30 am            Continental Breakfast

8:00                 Welcome and Introductions

                        Overview of Course

8:20                 Last Steps®ACP, a POLST Paradigm program

8:45                 Review of Last Steps ACP Facilitation Skills

9:45                 Break

10:00               Practice Role-Play Exercise#1 (work in groups of three)

10:45               Help Make Informed Treatment Decisions       

11:15               Practice Role-Play Exercise #2(work in groups of three)

12:00 pm          Lunch 

12:30               Help Make Informed Treatment Decisions (continued)

1:30                 Practice Role-Play Exercise #3(work in groups of three)        

2:15                 Break

2:30                 Making POLST Work: What the Facilitator Needs to Know

3:15                 Final Competency Role Play(work in groups of four)

4:15                 Summary and Evaluation

4:30                 Adjourn

 

Faculty              

Nicole Peterson, DNP, ARNP, University of Iowa College of Nursing    

Jane Dohrmann, LISW, ACHP -SW, Honoring Your Wishes, Iowa City Hospice                

Credit: The session will receive 6.9 contact hours for full attendance by Mercy Hospital Iowa City IBN #87. No partial credit will be awarded. Eight credit hours of on-line modules are required to be completed before attending the class as a part of the certification process. Information pertaining to on-line work will be sent one month before the class.

Intended Audience: Health care professionals

Cancellation Policy: Registration fee will be returned before April 13, 2018 if requested.

Credit: 8 credit hours are given upon completion of on-line coursework.  The day-long session will receive 6.9 contact hours for full attendance by Mercy Hospital Iowa City IBN #87. No partial credit will be awarded.

Intended Audience: Health care professionals

FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact Jane Dohrmann via email  jane.dohrmann@iowacityhospice.org or by phone @ 319-688-4214.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

When will my log-in information for the on-line curriculum be sent to me? 

It will be sent the week of April 16.

Where should I park?

 

Please park in the last two rows in the main parking lot or in the parking lot to the west of the bank. Please leave the first two rows closest to the bank open to accommodate clients throughout the day. Thank you for your cooperation.


 Additional information

 

Please dress in layers as the temperature of the room may vary.

Muffins, snacks and beverages will be available.  Lunch will not be provided.  Participants are welcome to visit one of the nearby restaurants or bring their own lunch during the break.

Thank you to Mercy Iowa City for providing continuing education units.

 

Have questions about Honoring Your Wishes & RC Last Steps Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification Program? Contact Honoring Your Wishes, an Iowa City Hospice program

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Hills Bank and Trust Company
1401 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA 52240

Organizer

Honoring Your Wishes, an Iowa City Hospice program

Honoring Your Wishes is a community-wide advance care planning initiative under the leadership of Iowa City Hospice.  Its mission is to promote an advance care planning process in which individuals' health care  preferences are discussed, documented and honored.

Iowa City Hospice is the oldest, most experienced hospice in the area, Iowa City Hospice brings an unmatched combination of a personalized approach to patient, caregiver and family care, highly qualified, experienced staff and a large, dedicated volunteer base.  The result? Respect for individual choices, the comfort and peace of mind that comes from knowing you and your loved ones are well cared for and have individualized care plans.

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