End of life law
The online course comprises thirteen modules covering the following topics:
Intermediate to advanced
Medical specialists including GPs and trainee specialists involved in end-of-life decision making, junior medical practitioners in the hospital setting, medical degree students, nurses, and allied health professionals.
15-30 minute per module
Queensland University of Technology; Professor Ben White , Professor Lindy Wilmott, Professor Patsy Yates, Dr Shih-Ning Then
The course aims to address current gaps in clinicians’ knowledge of end of life law. Course content includes an overview of the law and its application to clinical practice, case studies, legal case examples, and self-assessment activities. The online training is complemented by the End of Life Law in Australia website.
This activity is accredited for CPD hours by RACGP, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM), and College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM).
Continuing professional development points may be available for nurses and allied health professionals completing the relevant course.
Last updated 28 February 2024