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“Respecting Choices” Advance Care Planning Class

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August 8, 2006
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This is a comprehensive Advance Care Planning program. You'll learn to apply advance care planning facilitation skills to assist people in understanding how their own values and needs shape the choices they make for future medical care. Learn to motivate and educate individuals and community groups to accept personal responsibility to reflect, discuss and decide what medical treatments they would or would not want should they be unable to make their own decisions. To facilitate communication of an individual's views and choices with physicians, family members and friends. To clarify the legal, medical and ethical issues in advance care planning.

14 contact hours of continuing education if you attend 90% of the educational offering. Continuing education credits will be offered to nurses, social workers and counselors who complete the course.

$75 (includes materials and lunch both days). As there is limited space, please submit your application and fee as soon as possible. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Laura Ellington at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills at (828) 894-7000.

Hospice of the Carolina Foothills
130 Forest Glen Drive
Columbus, North Carolina 28722
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Laura Ellington, MSW, LCSW