Rose Seavolt, BSN, RN, CCP (Chronic Care Professional) has been a supporter of Making Choices Michigan and a member of the Making Choices Michigan Steering Committee for 4 years. She joined forces with Making Choices Michigan in the Spring of 2018 to support a desire to bring advance care planning conversations to individuals across the health spectrum. Rose co-instructs First Steps® Facilitator trainings, facilitates conversations for participants and has conducted various webinar trainings that further support our volunteers and community facilitators. Rose has extensive clinical and care management experience with individuals across the lifespan from neonates to geriatrics within in-patient, out-patient and community settings and has held various education and leadership positions in various health systems and venues. Her experience includes 17 years in a Level 1 trauma center which has contributed to her passion and expertise in facilitating conversations and developing processes and materials to aid in comprehensive advance care planning for facilitators, individuals and their loved ones.

Rose is certified as a Respecting Choices ® Next Steps Organization Faculty through CTAC- Innovations, Respecting Choices Division. She is certified as a facilitator and instructor in all three stages of the Respecting Choices model of advance care planning. Rose was instrumental in the development and embedding of each of the three steps of advance care planning within Spectrum Health and the greater Grand Rapids area. Additionally, she actively contributed to the development of the Respecting Choices Shared Decision Making in Serious Illness (SDM-SI) curriculum for provider professional development.

Spring Arbor University, BSN
Lansing Community College, RN and EMT course