Respecting Choices® (RC) has the tools to help you.
Our affordable online curriculum teaches time-tested ways of preparing people to facilitate meaningful and effective ACP conversations.
RC ACP Facilitator Certification—Online Curriculum:
- First Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification Online Curriculum (Modules 1-4)*
- Next Steps ACP Facilitator Certification Online Curriculum (Modules 1-4 and Modules 5-6)*
- Last Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification Online Curriculum (Modules 1-4 and Module 5)*
*Physicians requesting CME should purchase the CME Accredited ACP Facilitator Online Curriculum (for Physicians) retail product (includes Modules 1-6). Non-physicians requesting CME should purchase the ACP Facilitator Online Curriculum (for Non-Physicians requiring CME) retail product (includes Modules 1-6).
For individuals interested in completing RC online modules without pursuing RC ACP Facilitator certification, the following retail products are available:
- The RC 005 Basic Concepts (Basic Concepts in Advance Care Planning)
- The RC 006 Role of the Nurse (Basic Concepts in Advance Care Planning and The Role of the RN in Advance Care Planning)
- The RC 100 Online ACP Facilitator Curriculum (Modules 1-6)
Basic Concepts in Advance Care Planning
The Role of the RN in Advance Care Planning
Module 1: First Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitation Overview
Module 2: Facilitating First Steps® Advance Care Planning Conversations
Module 3: Facilitating First Steps® Advance Care Planning Conversations with Adults with Chronic Illness
Module 4: Communication Skills for Facilitating Advance Care Planning Conversations
Module 5: Facilitating Last Steps® Advance Care Planning Conversations
Module 6: Facilitating Next Steps Advance Care Planning Conversations
After completion of each online module and the evaluation, you will receive access to print a continuing education (CE) certificate specific to the online module completed. Visit our Continuing Education page for more details, such as accreditation statements and disclosures.
Additional Education/Recommended Reading included with the online modules
RC is committed to providing high quality, evidence-based ACP education. The Respecting Choices® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification Manual: A Guide to Person-Centered Conversations includes up-to date future references for ongoing education related to the modules content. Individual sections of the manual will be available as recommended readings throughout the modules.
In 2018, RC will design and test a new 3-module online curriculum for physicians focused on their role and skills in initiating and guiding a basic (or First Steps®) ACP service. The development of this online curriculum has been made possible by the generous funding of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Additional information coming soon!