Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities:

Respecting Choices First Steps® Certification

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Purpose: To assist participants in learning effective communication and conversation skills for person-centered ACP facilitation.

Intended Audience: The Respecting Choices® First Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification is designed for professionals and health care providers (social workers, nurses, health educators, physicians), clergy, and others involved in providing advance care planning (ACP) facilitation

CEUs provided. Cost: $189

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Respecting Choices Advanced Steps® Certification

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Purpose: To help participants learn the skills necessary to initiate IPOST conversations with the frail and elderly and people affected by a terminal illness or chronic critical medical condition, assist in making informed health care decisions, create written documents, and improve the effectiveness of the IPOST paradigm.

Intended Audience: Health care professionals

CEUs provided. Cost: $189.

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 Classes are held in the community room at Hills Bank and Trust, 1401 South Gilbert St, Iowa City.
The registration deadline is approximately one month before the class.
For further information, contact Jane Dohrmann at or 319-688-4214.