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Understanding the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act VIDEO

Understanding the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act VIDEO

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$120.00

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$133.33

CPD Units 1
  • Substantive Law
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Former LIV President and LIV Elder Law Committee Chair, Bill O'Shea explains the significant changes to medical treatment laws in Victoria following the commencement of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (Vic).

Duration: 1:00:00

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  • Full Description

    Former LIV President and LIV Elder Law Committee Chair, Bill O'Shea explains the significant changes to medical treatment laws in Victoria following the commencement of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (Vic).

    Duration: 1:00:00

    Main Topic:

    • Medical treatment: advance care planning
  • Presenter

    Bill O'Shea, Law Institute of Victoria

  • Learning Outcomes

    Understanding the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act can assist you in advising your clients to effectively plan for their future.

    This presentation covers need-to-know aspects of the Act, including:

    • The types of advance care directives availalble and their legal effect
    • Substitute and supportive decision making
    • The legal implications for health practitioners who do not comply with the Act
    • The validity of existing documentation made under the old Act.