Through a long-standing community partnership, the University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Denver Hospice have developed an Advance Care Planning (ACP) Volunteer Training Certification Program funded through the Colorado Health Foundation and NextFifty Initiative.
Thank you for your interest.
This initiative was funded by The Colorado Health Foundation and the NextFifty Initiative.
We do not currently have future Advance Care Planning Certification Trainings planned.
If you are interested in learning more about Advance Care Planning in Colorado, please visit Colorado Care Planning, www.ColoradoCarePlanning.org.
You can also contact Hillary Lum, MD, PhD, at the University of Colorado to learn more about this initiative, Hillary.Lum@cuanschutz.edu or 303-724-1911.
Become a Certified Advance Care Planning Guide
Have you thought about…
- Who you would have speak on your behalf if you were unable to speak for yourself?
- What is important to you at the end of your life?
- How to have these conversations with those you care about?
If you answered yes, you are a great candidate for becoming a Certified Advance Care Planning Guide.
How Do I Become Certified?
Certification is attained through:
- Training (see below)
- Facilitating three interactions
- Completing a skills comprehension test
To learn more about this initiative, contact:
Hillary Lum, MD, PhD
The University of Colorado
We strive to foster a safe, brave and respectful environment by being inclusive of race, age, sexual orientation and gender identity.
You must attend and successfully complete three weekly classroom trainings, totaling 12 hours, plus at-home studying of four hours of less. Free communication training and materials are included. The in-depth curriculum teaches guides how to:
- Learn how to have these quality and meaningful conversations.
- Be a voice and resource for your community.
- Increase self-awareness of your own preferences, values, and communication styles.
- Become knowledgeable about advance care directive forms.