*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
Nurses, Care Managers, Case Managers, Social Workers, Clergy, Nurse Practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who assist with Advanced Care Planning.
This workshop is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC Nursing Education and Your Care-Your Choice, a department of Atrium Health.
The First Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is designed to help participants learn the skills needed to facilitate foundational ACP conversations with individuals who are healthy or have early chronic illness. This course is intended for a variety of professionals (social workers, nurses, health educators, physicians, clergy, and other care providers) and community volunteers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
(Instructions for completing the following pre-course requirements will be emailed to you upon registration for this course):
• Completion of Respecting Choice ACP Core Curriculum Course (Registration Link is Below)
• Completion of the Respecting Choices First Steps® ACP Facilitator Online Modules (1-5);
• Complete “practice” Advance Directive document; submit to Instructor for review (this will be returned to participant);
• Review the Advance Directive document appropriate for your organization/community
How to Register for Respecting Choices Advance Care Planning Core Curriculum Course
Respecting Choices Advanced Steps, October 3, 2023 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Respecting Choices Core Curriculum (Must Complete this course first), September 21, 2023 | 8:30am - 12:00pm
3.5 Nursing Contact Hours
Charlotte Area Health Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
0.35 CEUs/3.5 Contact Hours
Participants will be able to apply effective communication and conversation skills and critical thinking for person-centered Advance Care Planning facilitation for both in-person visits and telehealth.
Respecting Choices is a division of C-TAC Innovations.
The term “certification,” as used in Respecting Choices educational programs and products, means that Respecting Choices issues a certificate upon fulfillment of the
1) completion of a specified Respecting Choices educational program with standardized content
2) successful demonstration of skills associated with the specified program; and
Registering for and attending a Charlotte AHEC program authorizes Charlotte AHEC to take audio, video, and/or still images to be used for promotional and educational purposes. If you have concerns, please speak with a Charlotte AHEC team member.
This project is/was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number U1QHP28734, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.”
“The UNC Center for Aging and Health, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program also provided support."
Kimberly Schnitzler MSN, RN, 704 512 2321
Respecting Choices First Steps® Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator Certification Course
Respecting Choices Core Curriculum (Pre-requisite for First Steps® ACP and Advanced Steps ACP® Facilitator Certification Course)
Respecting Choices ADVANCED Steps® Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator Certification Course