What You’ll Learn

In this course you will learn to:

  1. Guide a basic advance care planning (ACP) conversation with patients and their health care agents
  2. Assist patients and their health care agents in discussing the three purposes of basic ACP
  3. Help patients create a written advance directive that reflects their goals, values, and preferences

NOTE: While physicians earn 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion of this course, MOC Part II Credits 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

This course is only available to CAPC members. Learn More

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Tools & Resources

Billing and Coding for Advance Care Planning (ACP) Services
MEMBERS ONLY locked

Requirements, best practices, documentation requirements, and time thresholds for Advance Care Planning (ACP) services. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2018.

Key Takeaways for Care Managers - Basic Advance Care Planning: Guide and Document
MEMBERS ONLY locked

Pointers for care managers when documenting advance care planning.

Stephanie Anderson, DNP, RN

Anthony Back, MD. Co-founder, VitalTalk, Co-director, University of Washington Center for Excellence in Palliative Care.

Linda Briggs, MSN, MA, RN

Julie Goldstein, MD. Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Advocate Health Care Chair, POLST Illinois Committee of Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Bud Hammes, PhD

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).

Carole Montgomery, MD, FHM, MHSA

Phillip Rodgers, MD, FAAHPM. Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Director, Adult Palliative Medicine Clinical Programs University of Michigan.

Rose Seavolt, BSN, RN, CCP

Joyce Smerick, BS

Pat Tadel, MSN, RN

Kathleen Ziemba, MSW, LCSW

Contact information: For technical questions about course activity, contact the Education department at 347-802-7310. For questions about continuing education credits, contact 201-957-0077.