Upcoming Training: Advance Care Planning, Virtual 4 Part Series Starting 11/28

Advance Care Planning Training

Virtual Four-Part Series:  November 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2022

12:00pm – 1:00pm


Registration Deadline: November 23, 2022

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 pertaining
  • 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: November 23, 2022

Series Dates: November 28, December 5, 12 and 19

Time of Each Session: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (30 minutes following for questions/discussion)

*Registrants will attend all four sessions and participation is required.

Instructors: Lora Gerard, Shawn LaFrance, MSUP, MPH; Philip Lawson, MD; Michele Lovell, MS APRN FNP-C; and Janice McDermott


Register Online: Advance Care Planning Training 

A $60.00 registration fee covers the administrative costs and training session materials. 


Meeting Information: Zoom Information to be Sent to Attendees Upon Registration


Questions?  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].

Payment can be made online with a credit card.  If you need to mail payment, choose the “Show other payment methods”, click on Pay Offline and continue the registration process, then mail your payment of $60.00 checks payable to Foundation for Healthy Communities and mail to the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Attn: POLST Facilitator Education Program, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH 03301.

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