Dr Karen Detering discusses the role of advance care planning in ensuring patients' quality of life in end-of-life care, and offers advice on how advance care plans can be integrated into the general practice setting.
Questions asked in the video
What is advance care planning, and what is the GP's role in it? 0:20
When, and how, should you breach the topic of advance care planning with a patient? 1:47
Is it necessary to nominate a substitute decision-maker? 2:20
What are the responsibilities of a substitute decision-maker? 3:02
When is extra care required regarding an advance care plan? 3:52
How should the multidisciplinary team be involved in an advance care plan? 5:17
Do you have any final words for the audience? 6:41
This program is sponsored by Advance Care Planning Australia.