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Course Author: Kevin Massey, MDiv., BCC

 

This course, Talking about What Matters: Advance Directives and Planning, expands chaplains’ understanding of the importance of health care advance directives, equips chaplains to educate patients and families about their use, and delineates best practices in conversations about health care wishes and the competent completion of health care advance directives documents.

 

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficient understanding of the importance of health care advance directives
  • Distinguish between the importance of conducting conversations about health care values and wishes and the completion of health care advance directives
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of the different kinds of health care advance directives and their use
  • Competently assist other people in correctly completing health care advance directives
  • Discern specific contexts when health care advance directives are most useful and important

 

Course Outline

  • Introduction: Why Complete Advance Directives
  • History of Health Care Advance Directives
  • Landmark Medical Ethics Cases
  • Health Care Advance Directives Documents
  • Health Care Advance Directives, Values, and Wishes Conversations
  • Importance of Health Care Values and Wishes Conversations
  • Communicating the “Who” of Health Care Values and Wishes
  • Communicating the “What” of Health Care Values and Wishes
  • Communicating the “How” of Health Care Values and Wishes
  • Completing Health Care Advance Directives
  • Summary
  • Glossary
  • References

 

Talking about What Matters: Advanced Directives & Planning

SKU: SCA.EL.450
$750.00Price
  • Number of Credits Towards a Degree at SCA University of Theology and Spirituality - 5

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