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.

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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

seminars

National seminars

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    Queensland
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Seminar QLD

    Presented by Advance Care Planning Australia, this seminar will be run by recognised leaders in the field of advance care planning in Australia. The event is recommended for professionals leading and implementing advance care planning in health services, residential aged care and primary care.

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    South Australia
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Seminar SA

    Presented by Advance Care Planning Australia, this seminar will be run by recognised leaders in the field of advance care planning in Australia. The event is recommended for professionals leading and implementing advance care planning in health services, residential aged care and primary care.

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Workshops

Practical one-day workshops for health professionals (Melbourne metro)

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.
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    VIC
    Austin Health

    Train the trainer- an advance care planning facilitator workshop

    A one-day workshop on people experience in advance care planning looking to enhance their facilitator skills.

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    VIC
    Ballarat Health Service

    Grampians Region Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training

    This is an one day training opportunity for health professionals interested in facilitating Advance Care Planning discussions in the Grampians region.

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    Queensland
    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Seminar QLD

    Presented by Advance Care Planning Australia, this seminar will be run by recognised leaders in the field of advance care planning in Australia. The event is recommended for professionals leading and implementing advance care planning in health services, residential aged care and primary care.

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Online learning

Advance care planning webinars

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    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.
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    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.
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    Advance Care Planning in Primary Care

    Decision Assist

    A webinar designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and confidence of the primary care workforce to promote, initiate and continue discussions regarding future health preferences in routine care.
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    What is advance care planning?

    Decision Assist

    Learn about the principles of advance care planning int he first webinar of this series.
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    Advance care planning – how to

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    Learn to recognise an opportunity to talk about advance care planning and how to have the conversation in this webinar.
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    Grief, trauma and loss

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    Understand the impact of changing health on people and their families, assist people with loss and provide referral to support services in this webinar.
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    Marjorie is breathless

    Decision Assist

    Learn about ways to make people more comfortable, understand patient choices and recognise other team members’ roles in this webinar.
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    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.
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    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 in this webinar.
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    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 in this webinar.
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    We’re all different

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    Recognise that people have varying beliefs and values, use conversational tools to discover the ways people differ, and find information about different cultural perspectives in this webinar.
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    Under-treated pain - Effective pain management for people with dementia

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    Increase your understanding of prevalence of pain for a person with dementia and barriers for under treatment. Learn strategies and tools to identify and assess pain in people with dementia.