Advance Care Planning Training
Virtual Four-Part Series: May 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2023
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Registration Deadline: April 24, 2023


The Foundation for Healthy Communities is offering a four-part series for health care professionals whose work includes facilitating discussions with patients/families which lead to completion of Advance Directives. The workshop is appropriate for physicians, nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Social Workers, Chaplains, and other professionals. It will include a review of the statutory requirements for Advance Directives, technical and practical components, and opportunities to practice dialogues with others.
• Basic concepts of ACP and history of Advance Directives
• Detailed attention to the Advance Directive forms and rules
• Skills in introducing and informing consumers about Advance Care Planning
• Skills in advising health care colleagues about Advance Directives, Medical surrogacy, and guardianship
• Recent changes in Legislation


The Foundation for Healthy Communities is offering this four-part series via Zoom to learn these skills. Participants will be expected to attend all four live sessions. The sessions will be interactive, and participation is required. Pre-session assignments will be sent out prior to the first session and materials will be provided between sessions.


Key Dates

Registration Deadline: April 24, 2023

Series Dates: May 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2023

Time of Each Session: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (15 – 20 minutes following for questions/discussion)

Registrants will attend all four sessions and participation is required.

Instructors: Rosemary George, RN, MSN; Lora Gerard, MPA; Philip Lawson, MD; Michele Lovell, MS APRN FNP-C; Pat O’Connor, MSN, APRN, ACHPN


Register Online: Advance Care Planning Training
A $99.00 registration fee covers the administrative costs and training session materials.


Meeting Information: Zoom Information to be Sent to Attendees Prior to Start of Sessions



For more information about the pre-workshop preparation requirements or the facilitator education program training please contact Janice McDermott, Health Care Decisions Coalition Coordinator, at [email protected]. For help with registration or mailing your payment, please contact [email protected].


CEU Credits
Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
5.0 (1.25 per session) contact hours Activity Number: 1517
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern NH AHEC and The New Hampshire Public Health Association. The Southern NH AHEC is accredited by the NH Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
5.0 CEUs pending approval from NASW NH. For other professionals: 5.0 professional hours of continuing education.