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Webinar: End of life law for clinicians
9 October, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
For all clinicians.
This webinar will explore end of life law in the context of a clinical case study about an older person in residential aged care. Topics that may be explored include:
- Capacity and consent to medical treatment;
- Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment;
- Advance Care Directives;
- Substitute decision-making;
- Providing palliative medication;
- Futile or non-beneficial treatment; and
- Emergency treatment.
The webinar is open to all clinicians. CPD points and certificates of completion are available.
The webinar will be delivered by Professor Ben White and Associate Professor Shih-Ning Then, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology, with clinical co-presenter Dr Peter Saul, Senior Intensive Care Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle.
To access the webinar, you require a computer with sound and video capabilities.
For further information or to register: Click here (Please note – registrations close 7 October.