November 2020 Release Notes

Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season! Here's what we've been up to this past November.

New in the Content Library

We've added 1 new video and 13 documents in languages that include English πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ, Chinese (Mandarin) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³, German πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ, Haitian Creole πŸ‡­πŸ‡Ή, Russian πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί, and Spanish πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ. Check them out below.

Advanced Disease

  • What's Important to You - Things to Think About When You Are Seriously Ill (Handout) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Advanced Renal Disease

  • For Older Adults Making Decisions About Dialysis πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
  • For Older Adults Making Decisions About Dialysis (Handout) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

Caregiver Academy

  • Caregiver Academy: Caring for Patients with Advanced Dementia at a SNF or Hospital (Handout) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ


  • Shingles Vaccine for Adults (Handout) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
  • Pneumonia Vaccine for Adults (Handout) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
  • Flu Vaccine for Adults (Extended) (Handout) πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

Palliative Care

  • What is Palliative Care πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡­πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ

Peds and Young Adults

  • Guide to CPR for Parents of Children with Advanced Cancer (Handout) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
  • Guide to CPR for Parents of Children with a Serious Illness (Handout) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Technology Platform Updates

Check out a summary below on recent updates for our web and mobile apps.


  • Resolved a crash related to Android 10 users
  • Consolidated free video and PDF content on the homepage
  • Updated button appearance

Web app

  • Monthly Analytics Reports: these emails will be sent monthly to administrators to inform you of your account activity for the last month (e.g. change percentage of completed viewings relative to the previous month, # codes issued, etc.). If you have any questions about this report or would like to opt-out of receiving these emails, please contact

New on the Blog

In case you missed it, here's the latest feature on our blog.

6 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Support Family Caregivers Amid COVID-19

(3 min read)

Every day, some 53 million U.S. adults spend countless hours caring for a family member who requires medical care. They do this without compensation or formal training, and often while holding a job. The COVID-19 pandemic has only brought new challenges to family caregivers, while at the same time amplifying the need for the critical role they play in providing safe care for vulnerable individuals. Read on to see how healthcare professionals can support caregivers during this health crisis.

A Guide to Employing Shared Decision Making in Clinical Practice

(4 min read)

Although there is a preponderance of evidence to support the use of shared decision making (SDM), its adoption into routine medical practice has been slow. Read on to review the benefits of SDM, clinical situations that are best suited for SDM, and a technique for putting SDM into practice.

That's all for now! Take care and stay tuned for next month's updates.

- The ACP Decisions Team