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Seminar Room

Cancer Council WA

15 Bedbrook Place

ShentonPark, WA 6008

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Advance Care Planning including a Legal Perspective

Opportunity to interact and talk with experts in the field

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With the recent emergence in end of life care discussions in the community, this experiential workshop has been developed to help you understand the current legislations and implications on your practice around caring for a patient who has a life limiting illness, for when they lose their decision-making capacity. In addition to a panel section held during the day, there will be case studies.

“Advance Care Planning (ACP) helps people to plan and prepare in advance for any decisions that need to be made. It encompasses communication issues, health system and medico legal considerations relating to care planning processes and documentation (such as the completion of Advance Directives) in advanced disease.”

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Learning areas

  1. Advance care planning
  2. Advance Health Directive
  3. Substitute decision making
  4. Enduring Power of Guardianship
  5. Common vs statuary law and the health professional
  6. Paediatric
  7. Women's Health
  8. Wills

This education forms an Accredited Activity under the RACGP QI&CPD Program.

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Date: Thursday 4 April 2019

Time: Registration 8.45am, 9am - 4pm

Venue: Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park

Presented by: Meredith Blake is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia. Meredith's research interests include Criminal Law and Health Law

Other invited representatives from specialist areas including the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Office of the Public Advocate, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Qualityof Care Collaborative Australia (QuoCCA), Public Trustee.

Designed for: Primary Health, Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals working with patients, including those with a life limiting illness.

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Seminar Room

Cancer Council WA

15 Bedbrook Place

ShentonPark, WA 6008

Australia

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