Respecting Choices

Design and Implementation

Respecting Choices® recognizes the ability of any health system, organization, or community to achieve their desired person-centered care outcomes is dependent on a commitment to designing key advance care planning (ACP) systems.

These systems must be hardwired into routines of care to assist healthcare professionals and providers in delivering consistent, evidence-based care. This level of commitment to systems design requires leadership buy-in and a commitment to human and financial resources.

Respecting Choices ACP Design and Integration

The Respecting Choices Design and Integration course is provided:

  • By Respecting Choices within an implementation agreement (First Steps, Next Steps, and Advanced Steps);
  • By ACP Faculty; or
  • By attending a Respecting Choices National Course (First Steps, Next Steps, and Advanced Steps).