Anticipatory Care Planning

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A one day advanced communication workshop for Consultants, Senior Trainees, Senior Nurses/AHPs (Band 7) which offers participants the opportunity to work in a small peer group on scenarios relating to complex shared decision making and communication about ACP and CPR when a patient is deteriorating with one or multiple advanced conditions. The workshop supports the HIS programme, Anticipatory Care Planning in Scotland and the Building on the Best programme in Scotland.

 

Learning outcomes:

  • Communicate sensitively and effectively with people and those close to them about serious illness,  deteriorating health and CPR.
  • Talk about Anticipatory Care Planning informed by an understanding of ‘what matters’ to individual patients and families.
  • Discuss treatment options and outcomes within a person-centred model of shared decision-making and Realistic Medicine.
  • Respond to anger, distress, collusion and other complex emotions.
  • Discuss the benefits and limitations of treatment in a balanced way.
  • Manage people who have unrealistic expectations of treatment and outcomes.
  • Address communication challenges that arise when the person has impaired decision-making capacity.

 

An Advanced Practice Training in Anticipatory Care Planning  and DNACPR training programme is also available for Senior Nurses & Allied Health Professionals (Band 6 and above) who are already involved in Anticipatory  Care Planning and DNACPR discussions.  This is a three day programme aimed at improving all aspects of Anticipatory Care Planning and allows Practitioners to sign off DNACPR forms following appropriate multidisciplinary discussions.

The communication workshop is based on the EC4H Book:
Talking about deteriorating health, dying and what matters

An Advanced Practice Training in Anticipatory Care Planning  and DNACPR training programme is also available for Senior Nurses & Allied Health Professionals (Band 6 and above) who are already involved in Anticipatory  Care Planning and DNACPR discussions. 

This is a three day programme aimed at improving all aspects of Anticipatory Care Planning and allows Practitioners to sign off DNACPR forms following appropriate multidisciplinary discussions.

Apply for a workshop place (examples):

NHS Lothian

NHS Borders

NHS Fife

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