Clinical Care Resources - Advance Care Plan

Read this primer to learn about: how to prepare for Advance Care Planning (ACP) conversations with patients and Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs) and practical information on: consent, capacity and decision-making, how to determine who the automatic SDM is for a patient and finally how to prepare SDMs for decision making about healthcare in the future.

This toolkit is designed for improving the patient/client and provider experience, care effectiveness and value, through system improvement continuously over time. This toolkit is for primary care practices that choose to include Advance Care Planning as part of their annual quality improvement plans.

This CPR decision aid was developed by Dr.'s Daren Heyland and Chris Frank and provides answers to frequently asked questions along with supporting statistical evidence.

This brochure is intended to be a healthcare decision aid for patients and their Substitute Decision-Makers (SDMs).