This course will focus on the fundamental principles of advance care planning in a variety of settings and situations. Case scenarios will be utilized to highlight key concepts that will build on each other from basic concepts to more complex situations. Advance care planning will be discussed in relation to its importance, helping patients articulate their values, assisting patients in choosing and appointing an Attorney for Personal Care and discussing critical care and life-sustaining treatments. Multiple choice questions along with self-reflection questions are embedded at the end of each case scenario to allow learners to self-assess knowledge acquisition. The overall goal of this course is to prepare participants to engage in advance care planning with their patients/clients and families.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
To receive your certificate and a 0.5 credit toward your de Souza designation, you are required to complete:
Time Commitment: Approximately 26 hours
Maximum seats: 25
Eligibility: This course is available to any Ontario RN or RPN.
A deposit of $100 is required to save your space for the course. Your cheque will be deposited if participants fail to cancel their registration 5 days before the start of the course or fail to complete the course. For more information, please see our Cancellation & No Show Policy.
Please make your cheque payable to de Souza Institute and mail it to:
de Souza Institute
700 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z5
October 2, 2012
January 8, 2013
de Souza Designation Course Weight: 0.5 Credits under Therapeutic and Supportive Relationships Category
Mandatory: $100 deposit cheque must be received 5 days before the start of the course.
700 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1Z5