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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