ExpiresApril 1, 2021
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
This module describes advance care planning (ACP) concepts and skills to encourage you to enter into ACP conversations. Conversations could be during a time of health in the office setting or during the end-of-life in the hospital setting.
Self-assessment questions tailored to each specific module topic are required upon module completion. Multiple choice questions required; open-ended discussion questions are optional.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Demonstrate a focus on patient's values and goals (rather than on treatment options) for advance care planning (ACP).
Describe nine ways that ACP benefits patients and/or their healthcare providers.
Describe key differences among advance care planning, living wills, durable power of attorney and DNR orders.
Demonstrate use of the "six-step approach" for ACP.
Online, Communication, Videos, Evidence-Based, Patient-Centered, Professionalism, Interpersonal Skills, Medical Knowledge, Brain Injury, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neuromuscular Development, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord, Sports, Pain Medicine
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Physician Well-being activity
Efficiencies in Medical Practice
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Communication Skills, Assessment, Quality Improvement, Professionalism, Physician-Patient Relationship