*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
Respecting Choices Advanced Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification is intended for healthcare clinicians (nurses, social workers, chaplains, physicians) and others involved in assisting those with serious illness or frailty in making treatment decisions based on their goals of care.
This workshop is now being offered as a Live Webinar only.
Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page
This workshop is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC Nursing Education and Your Care, Your Choice.
Respecting Choices® Advanced Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification Course (formerly "Last Steps") assists participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills and techniques for facilitating person-centered conversations for those living with advanced medical conditions and frailty.
The Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare professionals (nurses, social workers, chaplains, physician, advanced practice providers) and others involved in assisting those with advanced medical conditions and frailty in making treatment decisions based on their goals of care and converting them to medical orders utilizing the North Carolina MOST form.
Completion of the Respecting Choices® Online ACP Facilitator Core Curriculum is required before attending the workshop. The online component includes interactive courses intended to help you learn basic ACP concepts and to come to the course prepared for a more robust classroom experience. Contact hours for the online prerequisite are available through Respecting Choices®. Upon completion of each of the five individual modules, you will be able to download contact hour certificates.
*Registration fees include the required online curriculum, as well as the live webinar workshop.
Upon completion of registration, participants will receive a key for an “online seat” to access the online curriculum.
If you have taken Respecting Choices® First Steps within the last 2 years, please contact Katie Fitzpatrick at 704-512-6279 for special pricing.
Note- It is not required to take the First Steps Course prior to attending the Advanced Steps Course.
The term “certification,” as used in Respecting Choices® educational programs and products means that Respecting Choices® issues a certificate upon fulfillment of the following elements:
1) completion of a specified Respecting Choices educational program with standardized content and processes;
2) successful demonstration of skills associated with the specified program; and
3) if applicable, an 80 percent or higher score on a written examination associated with the specified program.
The Respecting Choices certification programs are not credentialed by a national accreditation body.
Kimberly A Schnitzler, MSN, RN