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Advance Care Planning in Primary Care

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This education is accredited: RACGP 2 CPD, ACRRM 1 CME PD.

Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating an advance care plan, the selection of a substitute decision-maker, and the legal frameworks surrounding advance care plans.

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of advance care planning in primary care.
  • Describe the role of general practice in advance care planning discussions.
  • Identify opportunities to initiate and continue discussions of advance care planning.
  • Access information regarding legislative aspects of advance care planning relevant to their jurisdiction.

This activity is sponsored by Advance Care Planning Australia.

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Advance Care Planning in Primary Care - Education
Advance Care Planning in Primary Care - evaluation