Educational resources

Improving your skills

We provide advance care planning education and resources for primary care. Decision Assist focusses on improving the skills of aged care workers, general practice nurses and general practitioners. Our aim is to help you provide advance care planning and support palliative care patients.

  • Webinar

    What is advance care planning?

    Decision Assist

    Learn about the principles of advance care planning (ACP), how ACP can benefit your clients, and ways you can integrate ACP into their care.

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    Advance care planning – how to

    Decision Assist

    Understand how to recognise when an ACP discussion is relevant, be able to talk about ACP in general terms with your clients and know where to access further resources.

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    Grief, trauma and loss

    Decision Assist

    Understand the impact of changing health on people and their families, assist people with loss and provide referral to support services.

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    We’re all different

    Decision Assist

    Recognise that people have varying beliefs and values, use conversational tools to discover the ways people differ, and find information about different cultural perspectives.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Health and care workers at workshop

Advance care planning Educational resources

ACP Learning Online

Aged care workers, general practice clinicians and nurses can start advance care planning training with e-learning modules and other resources, provided by Decision Assist and Advance Care Planning Australia.

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