Respecting Choices

Online Curriculum

Do you feel prepared to have advance care planning (ACP) conversations with individuals and their families? Do you want to learn more about how to help people make informed future healthcare choices?

Respecting Choices® has the tools to help you.

Our affordable online curriculum teaches time-tested ways of preparing people to facilitate meaningful and effective ACP conversations.

Building Physician Skills in Basic ACP – Online Course

This three-module online curriculum is intended to build person-centered advance care planning (ACP) skills of physicians and advanced practitioners. The overall goal of this curriculum is to assist physicians in identifying practical steps to integrate basic ACP into their everyday practice, especially for patients who have not started the planning process. Each module builds incrementally toward this goal. Modules 1 and 2 provide foundational skills to introduce ACP, motivate patients to participate, and guide and document these essential conversations. Module 3 identifies several key strategies for integrating ACP into the routines of patient care, including ACP billing.

Statement of Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Wisconsin Medical Society and Respecting Choices, A Division of C-TAC Innovations. The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ABIM MOC Part II Credits awarded only upon completion of all 3 modules.

Respecting Choices 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)*
  • Advanced Steps ACP Facilitator Certification Online Curriculum (Modules 1-4 and Module 5)*

For individuals interested in completing Respecting Choices online modules without pursuing Respecting Choices ACP Facilitator certification, the following retail products are available:

Online Modules

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

Respecting Choices 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.