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Implementing the new Advance Care Planning legislation

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Manningham Function Centre

699 Doncaster Road

#1

Doncaster, VIC 3108

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This event provides a valuable opportunity to hear from the Office of the Public Advocate on the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016. The changes came into effect on 12 March 2018 and provide a framework for making decisions about medical treatment when people do not have capacity to make their own decisions.

Presenters:

Sonia Gardiner Senior Medical Advisor Office of the Public Advocate

Dr Precious McGuire HealthPathways Melbourne GP Clinical Editor Eastern Melbourne PHN

Topics:

  • The legislative changes that came into effect on 12 March 2018
  • Validity of legal appointments made prior to the changes
  • Advance care planning under the new Act
  • The medical consent process under the new Act for a patient who does not have decision-making capacity to make medical treatment decisions

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Registrations are open to health professionals working in the Eastern Melbourne PHN catchment.

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699 Doncaster Road

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