Voluntary assisted dying laws for clinicians

2022Voluntary assisted dying laws for clinicians

Event Details

This training program for medical practitioners and students, nurses and allied and other health professionals focuses on the law relating to end of life decision-making.

On completion of the module clinicians should be able to:

  • Describe the legal status of voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in Australia
  • Understand the eligibility criteria and processes for accessing VAD in jurisdictions where it is lawful
  • Understand the legal obligations of health professionals arising from VAD laws
  • Differentiate between VAD and other practices, including providing pain and symptom relief and withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment.


Year Around Event (2022)