Talking ACP and DNACPR - A Practical Approach | The Hospice of St. Francis

Talking ACP and DNACPR - A Practical Approach

Thursday 26th September 2024
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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Who should attend:

Would you like to increase your confidence in having conversations about peoples’ wishes for the future?
Would you like to explore approaches to discussing resuscitation v natural death?
Would you like a refresher about how to approach such conversations?

If the answer is yes to any of the above then please come and join this interactive session.
Suitable for all clinicians that regularly have these conversations including GP’s, hospital doctors, clinical nurse specialists, allied health professionals.

 

Course Aims:

To explore ways to talk about ACP and DNACPR

Objectives:

  • State the benefits and challenges of having advance care planning (ACP) conversations
  • State the legality of different ACP documentation
  • Describe communication skills and approaches that may help such conversations
  • Describe some approaches and phrases that may help when discussing resuscitation and DNACPR
  • Highlight good practice for completing a DNACPR/ReSPECT form

Presented by

Claire Nicell)

Claire Nicell

Joint Head of Education and Learning

Claire is a Bachelor of Nursing with more than 30 years of clinical experience in many different settings. Throughout her career she has always had a keen interest in teaching and palliative care; so her present role as Lecturer Practitioner is her ideal job!

Her palliative care experience has involved working in hospitals, hospices and as a Community Specialist Palliative Care Nurse. More recently her focus and experience has switched to education. Within Hertfordshire she was part of the ABC project delivering palliative and end of life care to care homes throughout the county and then spent 18 months with the palliative care team at Watford General Hospital implementing The Rose Project (to promote dignity and respect at the end of life).

Claire loves working collaboratively with different colleagues across the social and health care sectors and helping individuals apply the principles of palliative care to their setting to promote excellent palliative care for those they care for.

She keeps her hand in clinically by working with her colleagues in the Community Palliative Care team and supporting a support group for patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis to ensure she practices what she teaches!

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