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Advance Care Planning and the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive

  • 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 – have a go at writing one for yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30

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

For more information on membership, contact rob.hill@pct.org.au

Date

Friday, 22 February 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

Cancer Council, 69 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia
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