This class is offered for medical assistants, licensed practice nurses and other clinicians to promote ACP introductions and will review key elements and processes related to ACP, advance directives and Provider Orders Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in the clinic.
1. Apply ACP resources to promote advance care planning discussions.
2. Promote patients’ knowledge of advance directives including health care power of attorney designation.
3. Examine the differences between the an Advance Directive and Provider Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) and implement correct documentation of these documents.
4. Implement and standardize ACP processes in the clinic.
In support of improving patient care, Hawai‘i Pacific Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Hawai‘i Pacific Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 contact hours for nurses.
Please contact Michelle Cantillo, ACP Coordinator, at (808) 535-7874 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advance Care Planning Medical Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse Class