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Thank you for registering for the Last Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification training. We have received your online registration.

As a reminder, registration is not considered complete until payment has been received. Please indicate which individuals for which you are submitting payment. Registration fees are nonrefundable.

Make checks payable to Hospice of the Red River Valley. Send payment to:

Hospice of the Red River Valley
Attn: Roxanne Smedsrud
1701 38th St. S., Suite 101
Fargo, ND 58103

Prior to the Last Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification training, participants must complete the Respecting Choices Last Steps® ACP Facilitator Online Core Curriculum. Once payment is received, you will receive a separate email to begin these modules and review the POLST forms. The online component includes interactive courses intended to help you learn basic ACP concepts and to come to the course prepared for a more robust classroom experience. Contact hours for the online prerequisite are available through Respecting Choices. Upon completion of the five individual modules, you will be able to download a contact hour certificate.

If you have any questions about the Last Steps® ACP Facilitator Certification training, please contact Roxanne at



The term “certification,” as used in Respecting Choices® educational programs and products means that Gundersen Health System issues a certificate upon fulfillment of the following elements:

1) Completion of a specified Respecting Choices educational program with standardized content and processes;

2) Successful demonstration of skills associated with the specified program and

3) If applicable, an 80 percent or higher score on a written examination associated with the specified program.