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Advance Care Planning (ACP) Advance Directives and Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Facilitator Training Kauaʻi 2024

May 15 @ 8:00 am 4:30 pm HST

This training on Kauaʻi 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 healthcare 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.
  • Promote correct process of ACP documents, access and utilization in your organization.
  • Identify end-of-life options including Hawaiʻi’ requirements on Medical Aid in Dying, Our Care, Our Choice Act.

Wilcox Medical Center 3-3420
Kuhio Hwy Conference Room B/C Wednesday,

Wed May 15
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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 with Michelle Cantillo, RN, HPH ACP Coordinator via email: michelle.cantillo@hawaiipacifichealth.org