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Thursday, November 23, 2017 - TBA

Tauranga (TBA)

ACP L2 two-day Practitioner Training

Date: 23-24 November 2017
Location: Tauranga

Applications Close 3 October 2017

Who should attend the course:
Experienced doctors, nurses & allied health workers looking after patients, particularly those with long term conditions, in hospitals, community (primary care) health settings & residential aged care facilities.

Why you should attend the course?
This course will help you develop advanced communication skills to effectively initiate & participate in any complex communication conversations. The course focuses on advance care planning, however these skills are applicable in any situation.

Course accreditation:
The “Advance Care Planning Level 2 Training” - has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 13.00 credits CME for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) Years 2 and 3 and Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) purposes. Up to a further six hours of self-directed learning can also be claimed.

The skills you will learn/develop to effectively initiate & participate in ACP conversations:

  • Respond effectively to patients or family members who require support with challenging advance care planning conversations
  • Plan & set up an advance care planning conversation/s
  • Promote & support a patient’s voice to be heard
  • Translate what is important to a patient into clear end-of-life care preferences
  • Respond effectively to emotional issues & the needs of participants during the conversation/s
  • Appropriately explore a person’s choice not to participate in an advance care planning conversation whilst ensuring they are making an informed choice
  • Develop & role model communication excellence. Note:
  • 100% attendance at the course is mandatory. It is not possible to arrive late, leave early or have time out during teaching sessions.
  • This course is not suitable for new graduate staff in their first scope of practice.


Click here to view the application flyer

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