Basic Advance Care Planning: Guide and Document
What You’ll Learn
In this course you will learn to:
- Guide a basic advance care planning (ACP) conversation with patients and their health care agents
- Assist patients and their health care agents in discussing the three purposes of basic ACP
- Help patients create a written advance directive that reflects their goals, values, and preferences
NOTE: While physicians earn AMA PRA Category 0.50 Credits™ upon successful completion of this course, ABIM MOC points are awarded only upon completion of all three courses in the ACP unit.
This course was created with generous support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and includes downloadable tools and resources.
What You’ll Earn
Only CAPC members who are logged in can earn the following free Continuing Education Credits:
- Medicine: 0.50 CME
Tools & Resources
Requirements, best practices, documentation requirements, and time thresholds for Advance Care Planning (ACP) services. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2018.
Pointers for care managers when documenting advance care planning.
Anthony Back, MD. Co-founder, VitalTalk, Co-director, University of Washington Center for Excellence in Palliative Care.
Julie Goldstein, MD. Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Advocate Health Care Chair, POLST Illinois Committee of Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
Tae Joon Lee, MD. Medical Director, Palliative Care and Hospice Vidant Medical Center.
Jessica Martinson, MS. Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development, Washington State Medical Association (WSMA).
Phillip Rodgers, MD, FAAHPM. Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Director, Adult Palliative Medicine Clinical Programs University of Michigan.