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.

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ACP Learning

New courses for primary care and more

We’ve updated our advance care planning courses with content that reflects current best-practice and evidence-based approaches. New learning modules support advance care planning in primary care settings, implementation and for people affected by dementia.

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ACP education and training resources

  • Website

    ACP Learning

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    ACP 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.

  • Video

    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.

  • Video

    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.

  • Website

    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.

  • Video

    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.

  • Website

    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.

  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning guide for General Practice

    Decision Assist

    A guide to triggers and conversation starters for advance care planning discussions.

  • Video

    Do you think dad is dying?

    Decision Assist

    Learn to recognise when end-of-life care is needed, and be able to assist and provide direction to support services in this webinar.


Upcoming seminars and workshops

  • Doctor and patient discussing advance care planning.

    Discussing End of Life - Workshops for Nurses, Care Coordinators, GPs and Carers (TAS)

    This workshop, held near Launceston, includes interactive group discussions and practical learning based on case scenarios and having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more

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