Education and training

ACP Learning

Designed for health professionals, healthcare workers and the general public, our educational programs range from an introduction to advance care planning to more specialised courses for professionals.

ACP online learning modules

ACP Learning

New courses available

We’ve updated the courses for advance care planning with content that reflects current best-practice and evidence-based approaches. We’ve also made them more interactive so that you get the most from the learning experience. The new courses include strategies for having a discussion about advance care planning, the benefits of advance care planning, as well as the legal aspects that vary between Australian states and territories.

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ACP education and training resources

  • Education & Training

    Australian Nursing and Midwifery online tutorials

    Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF)

    The ANMF have produced nine online learning tutorials for members to freely access, including Palliative Care, Mental Health, Aged Care and Advance Care Planning.

  • Education & Training

    Advance Care Planning: Have The Conversation

    AMA Victoria

    A free training resource from AMA Victoria that helps Victorian doctors to discuss end of life decision making with their patients.

  • Webinar

    What is advance care planning?

    Decision Assist

    Learn about the principles of advance care planning (ACP), how ACP can benefit your clients, and ways you can integrate ACP into their care.

  • Webinar

    Advance care planning – how to

    Decision Assist

    Understand how to recognise when an ACP discussion is relevant, be able to talk about ACP in general terms with your clients and know where to access further resources.

  • Webinar

    Grief, trauma and loss

    Decision Assist

    Understand the impact of changing health on people and their families, assist people with loss and provide referral to support services.

  • Webinar

    We’re all different

    Decision Assist

    Recognise that people have varying beliefs and values, use conversational tools to discover the ways people differ, and find information about different cultural perspectives.

  • Webinar

    George wants resuscitation

    Decision Assist

    Appreciate that people have choices in the care they want, be able to assist in making choices and be comfortable with people’s decisions.

  • Webinar

    Jane does not want to go to hospital

    Decision Assist

    Recognise that people may not all want the same level of care, know where to refer people for assistance and understand your role and responsibility in assisting people with their choices.

  • Webinar

    Marjorie is breathless

    Decision Assist

    Learn about ways to make people more comfortable, understand patient choices and recognise other team members’ roles.