This advance care planning session is aimed at enabling you to discuss and complete end of life care planning. You will explore and construct approaches to advance care planning to help you overcome the challenges that health professionals encounter; establishing the persons understanding of their condition and the importance of their concerns and wishes at end of life. Whilst exploring the holistic elements of the persons care needs, how to assess these and implement them in their care plans.
What will I learn from this course (learning objectives)?
- To be able to identify the components of advance care planning
- To have an awareness of when to initiate advance care planning conversations
- To assess the challenges that health professionals encounter when approaching advance care planning with patients and their families/ carers
- To be able to discuss the communication skills that are helpful in advance care planning