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Advance Care Planning (ACP), Advance Directives and Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Facilitator Training

May 8 @ 8:00 am 4:30 pm HST

This training is offered for nurses, physicians, social workers and other clinicians and focuses on communication skills to improve ACP discussions. The class will review key elements and processes related to ACP, advance directives and POLST development.

Course Objectives:

  • Apply advance care planning resources to promote advance care planning discussions.
  • Engage the multi-disciplinary team to patient-centered discussion addressing advance care planning.
  • Promote patients’ knowledge of advance directives including health care power of attorney designation.
  • Implement correct documentation of Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR), full and limited treatment, time-limited trials and Comfort Care.
  • Identify processes to access ACP documents in the EMR and required documentation needed for ACP.
  • Identify end-of-life options including Hawai‘i requirements on Medical Aid in Dying, Our Care, Our Choice Act.

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First Insurance Center (FIC)
Classroom 970, Education Department
862 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 0800-1630

Or choose other days to attend: Wed 8/21/2024 Nov – Tue 11/5/2024

Registration: HPH employees: Manager’s approval is required prior to registering AND register online through HPH Learning Center (HLC). Type in catalog: Advance Care Planning or POLST; Select course: HPH – Advance Care Planning, Advance Directives and Facilitator Certification

Non HPH participants: Register online: https://www.hawaiipacifichealth.org/health-wellness/continuing-education/ or contact Michelle Cantillo, RN, HPH ACP Coordinator via email michelle.cantillo@hawaiipacifichealth.org.