Seminars, workshops and online learning

Advance care planning education for health and care workers

Advance Care Planning Australia delivers a range of online courses, face-to-face workshops and webinars for all those interested in learning more about advance care planning.

Increase awareness and knowledge of advance care planning within your organisation, hospital, clinic and/or general practice by exploring the advance care planning education and training materials targeted specifically at healthcare professionals.

image showing a board room with 8 people with laptops and having a video conference on a large screen in front of them

Education and training

Advance Care Planning Australia Learning

Advance Care Planning Australia Learning is a national eLearning hub to support aged care workers, health professionals and consumers learn more about advance care planning, addressing introductions, conversations, planning legal implications and more.

Visit the Advance Care Planning Australia Learning website


Practical one-day workshops for health professionals

Our informative one-day workshops will give you the opportunity to enhance your advance care planning knowledge and increase your confidence in having these important conversations. 

Topics include:

  • the benefits of advance care planning 
  • medical decision-making 
  • the role of the substitute decision-maker 
  • legal implications of advance care planning 
  • advance care planning conversations 
  • life prolonging treatments 
  • organisation implementation.
  • Care worker taking notes
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Event postponements due to COVID-19

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ACPA has postponed physical events until further notice. In the meantime, explore our free online learning, webinars and healthcare planning advice.

    Read more

Online learning

Advance care planning webinars

  • Video

    Advance Care Planning: Your Life. Your Choice.

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    What is advance care planning? How do you create an Advance Care Directive? In this webinar, you'll learn the basic principles about advance care planning and find out how to get started.
  • Video

    Advance Care Planning Medico-legal elements

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Explore the the medico-legal elements of advance care planning. This webinar includes definitions, case studies, and resources.