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Advance Care Planning and the importance of end of life conversations

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD 




Non-members: $40

Members: $30

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE.

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Tuesday, 9 July 2019 -
12:30pm to 3:30pm


Montgomery Room
Carpark Lane
Ulverstone TAS 7315
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