Specialized Family Care Program

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Advance Directives for Health Care Decision-Making in WV

  • Category: Health Issue
  • Materials: Document “Advance Directives for Health Care Decision-Making in West Virginia” from West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care e-Directive Registry www.wvendoflife.org
  • Goal: Specialized Family Care Provider has resources to complete Advance Directives
  • Credit Hours: 3 Hours
  • Date Developed: October 2014, Updated January 2017
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider knows importance of preparing advance directives regarding his/her healthcare
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider has resources to complete a “Medical Power of Attorney” and or “Living Will” document
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider knows difference between Medical Power of Attorney and Living Will

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider