Clinical Management

Understanding Advance Care Planning

Helen Evans
Helen Evans

Date:  Thursday 27th June 2024 (0930 – 1230)

Price: Fully funded by NHS Sussex – open to all Sussex employees in health and social care or £50 if you work outside of these areas to include all course materials.

Where: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Suitable for all health and social care professionals from all clinical settings.

This half study day can be used as a refresher for the principles of advance care planning or to improve and gain knowledge base of this hugely important area. We all have a role to play in facilitating this process to the best of our abilities on behalf of each of our patients. This course, also puts ReSPECT into context with the overarching umbrella of ACP and the new universal principles.

Key learning outcomes:-

  • Understand the Universal Principles of Advance Care Planning (NHS England & NHS Improvement, March 2022, Gateway ref: Bo845)
  • Awareness of the barriers in Advance Care Planning
  • Understand the legal standing of Advance Care Plane, Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment and Lasting Power of Attorney for Health & Welfare/Property & Financial Affairs
  • Awareness of the current research in Advance Care Planning
  • Awareness of the tools available in Advance Care Planning
  • Awareness of ReSPECT within the context of Advance Care Planning.

We will be using different mediums to discuss death and dying so please be aware of the emotive side to this key workshop.

This can be complemented by Sage & Thyme® advance care planning and end of life conversations workshop to give you a tool to introduce the topic.

This course will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams which can be booked below – please ensure that individual emails are supplied as we are unable to accept generic emails. After booking you will receive a joining link to the email address you have registered by the day before the event. This link is specific to the individual and we respectfully ask that this is not shared in anyway.

Please contact education@stwh.co.uk with any queries.