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Advance Care Planning and the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive

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What is Advance Care Planning?

This education session will touch on why, how, when (capacity) to do advance care planning as well as the legalities, substitute decision making (SDM) and documentation. 

  • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients / clients / residents.
  • Understanding capacity and when and Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used. 
  • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
  • SDM - options and considerations. 
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD - case studies / scenarios. 
  • How to start / have a conversation about end of life care wishes. 
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALd / LGBTI).
  • Guest Spreaker: Hilde Nilssen - ACP Expert


Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)


Register here (scroll down to find the event).