End of Life Law for Clinicians Webinar

2022thu13oct12:30 pmthu1:30 pmEnd of Life Law for Clinicians Webinar

Event Details

As a consortium partner in the End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC)(link is external) project, AHHA is pleased to be offering this free End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC) webinar for health professionals across Australia.

This interactive webinar is about the law relating to end of life decision-making and will explore, through a clinical case study, some of the legal issues that can arise in end of life and palliative care practice.

Legal topics may include capacity and consent to medical treatment, substitute decision-making, providing pain relief, and futile or non-beneficial treatment.

End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC)(link is external) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Public Health and Chronic Disease Grant Program. It is administered by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research(link is external), Faculty of Business and Law, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), in partnership with the Faculty of Health, QUT.

The webinar will be delivered by Penny Neller, National Palliative Care Projects Coordinator at the Australian Centre for Health Law Research and clinical co-presenter Dr Paresh Dawda, Director and Principal of Prestantia Health, General Medical Practitioner, academic and researcher.

For further information about End of Life Law for Clinicians’ free online training modules for health professionals, see this brochure(link is external).


(Thursday) 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm