Advance care planning in Australia


Advance Care Planning Australia Learning courses cover topics ranging from an Introduction to ACP to Advanced communication skills.

This is a set of 10 educational modules on Advance care planning. The topics cover:

  • Module 1. Advance Care Planning Introduction
  • Module 2. Advance Care Planning Conversations
  • Module 3. Advance Care Planning Decision-Making - The Legal Implications
  • Module 4. Advance Care Planning Implementation
  • Advance Care Planning Aged Care
  • Advance Care Planning and Cultural Diversity
  • Advance Care Planning and Dementia
  • Advance Care Planning for substitute Decision-Makers
  • Advance Care Planning in the Primary Care Setting
  • Advanced Care Planning and Volunteers
  • Advanced Communication

Each module provides:

  • Guided reading activities and quizzes
  • Digital video vignettes
  • Reflective practice activities
  • Feedback option
  • Additional resources and references.


Basic to Intermediate

Target audience

General public, students, care workers, health care professionals


Advance Care Planning Australia


An excellent set of modules providing high quality teaching. Well referenced and well presented. Designed for health professionals, care workers and the general public, Advance Care Planning Australia Learning – online courses consist of 30-minute modules covering topics ranging from Introduction to ACP to Advanced communication. Note: timing is a guide only as it will vary depending on the person completing the course.

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Last updated 13 August 2021