2022 National Advance Care Planning (ACP) Week Virtual Forum

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Event Details

The 2022 National ACP Week Virtual Forum supports upskilling of health care professionals by sharing ACP updates and initiatives from across Queensland. Take this opportunity to hear first-hand from quality speakers who are experts in their field.The 2022 Forum will run as daily, hour-long virtual lunchbox sessions on Monday to Thursday.

On Friday, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm, a special expert panel will discuss a case study: ACP and COVID: from the big smoke to the bush.

All sessions will be live-streamed via Microsoft Teams.

Monday, 21 March 2022

  • Lunchbox session 1 – 12:00-12:30pm – Keynote address – Dr Denise Hobson, general physician and geriatrician, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • Lunchbox session 2 – 12:30-1:00pm – Statewide Office of ACP update – Leanne Clemesha, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Statewide Office of ACP, Queensland Health

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

  • Lunchbox session 1 – 12:00-12:30pm – Understanding Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Directives, Tips and Tricks – Loan Chow, YHC Lawyers
  • Lunchbox session 2 – 12:30-1:00pm – Voluntary Assisted Dying in Queensland – Dr Bav Manoharan, Vice President AMA Queensland and Hayley McNamara, Voluntary Assisted Dying Clinical Policy Manager, Queensland Health
Wednesday, 23 March 2022
  • Lunchbox session 1 – 12:00-12:30pm – Consumer viewpoint on ACP – Helen Mees, Consumer representative
  • Lunchbox session 2 – 12:30-1:00pm – Facilitating ACP – Ros Holloway and Clarita Lauron, Advance Care Planning Clinical Nurses, West Moreton Health

Thursday, 24 March 2022

  • Lunchbox session 1 – 12:00-12:30pm – ACP: Advocating for Consumer Power. Denise Craig OAM. Psychologist, PhD Candidate, Advance Care Planner
  • Lunchbox session 2 – 12:30-1:00pm – Models of ACP – Kevin Heisner, Clinical Nurse Consultant Advance Care Planning, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Friday, 25 March 2022

  • Expert panel discussion – 12:00pm – 1:30pm

ACP and COVID: from the big smoke to the bush. A case study panel discussion on advance care planning, capacity and end-of-life care decision making across care environments.

Panel members:

  • ​Dr Prem Ram, Palliative Care Medical Specialist, Sunshine Coast Specialist Palliative Care Rural Telehealth Service
  • Lesley McLeod, Nurse Practitioner and Project Manager, PallConsult
  • Older Persons Advocacy and Legal Services Representative (TBC)
  • Angel Bogicevic – Multicultural Clinical Support Officer, Metro South Health
  • Kate Andersen – Consumer representative.

Time

march 21 (Monday) - 25 (Friday)

Location

Online