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Advance Care Planning

Subject categories: End of Life, General Health and Social Care, Nursing and Health Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to support learners, who have a responsibility to develop advance care plans, with the understanding and skills required to complete these.  This course will look at the differences between a care plan and an advance care plan.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Example advance care plans, scenarios, group discussions, self-assessment and small group activities.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Gold Standards Framework
NHS: Advance Care Planning: A Guide for Health and Social Care Staff 
And the following QCF unit:
Understand Advance Care Planning

Course content

Differences between a care or support plan and an advance care plan
Purpose of advance care planning
National, local and organisational agreed ways of working
‘Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment’
What is a ‘ Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation’ order
When an advance care plan may be introduced
Who might be involved and what information will they need
How to use legislation to support decision making
The recording, review and use of advance care planning
Factors an individual may consider when planning their advance care plan
Respecting the values, beliefs and choices of individuals
How an individual’s care or support plan may be affected by an advance care plan

Learning outcomes

Give an overview of the principles of advance care planning
Explain the process of advance care planning
Describe how to apply a person centred approach to advance care planning


6 hours

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