Advance Care Planning Webinars

New advance care planning laws - implications for clinical practice

Presented on 28 February 2017

  • The role of law in advance care planning
  • Key changes to advance care directives, including the introduction of new binding instructional directives and values directives
  • New responsibilities for health practitioners
  • Key changes to medical treatment decision-making, particularly in relation to substitute decision-making for people without capacity
  • Key impacts for clinical practice 
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Advance care planning for health professionals: starting the conversation and understanding the law

Presented on 29 July 2015

  • Why is advance care planning important?
  • A guide for health professionals on how to have the conversation
  • Advance care planning legal issues, including
    • decision-making capacity
    • common law advance care directives, and
    • substitute decision-making
    • refusing treatment
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