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

March 15, 2023 @ 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 ACP 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 POLST-CPR, 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 Hawai‘i requirements on Medical Aid in Dying, Our Care, Our Choice Act

Wed March 15 Kaua‘i
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Wilcox Medical Center Conference Room A
3-3420 Kuhio Hwy 

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