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There are a variety of training options available for staff to learn more about advance care planning. If you have any questions, please email us.

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Training for health care staff

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Advance Care Planning Self-Assessment (456 kb, PDF)

Rate yourself against the competencies, and identify what level of training you need.


Advance Care Planning eLearning (PC only)

(Level 1 training)

Health care workers can now access the four eLearning modules through the Advance Care Planning Learning Management System.

Please note: the eLearning can only be completed on a laptop or desktop computer with speakers or on a tablet/ipad. It is not designed to be viewed on small mobile device screens.


Advance care planning workshop

Would you like to consolidate the Level 1 eLearning modules you have already completed? Are you interested in learning how to translate an individual’s wishes into written documentation for their advance care planning?

We currently have no workshops scheduled.

Email us for more information about this one-day workshop.

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Advance care planning training

(Level 2 Practitioner Training)

To help you with complex advance care planning conversations, learn advanced communication skills on our two day course.

We currently have no courses scheduled.

Email us for more information about this two-day course.


Advance care planning facilitator training

(Level 3 facilitator training)

Level 3 facilitator training occurs every two to three years, depending on the need for additional trainers. The training application process is advertised via email through advance care planning stakeholders. To be eligible to apply for Level 3 training you must have completed ACP Level 2 training and be undertaking advance care planning activity.

Email us for more information about this training.

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Advance care planning training manual (972 kb, PDF)

For more information and support for undertaking advance care planning activity.


Advance care planning train the trainer for DHBs

(More information coming soon)


Serious illness conversation guide (SICG) train the trainer workshop

This training session is being held on 9 May 2019 in association with the Choosing Wisely forum. More information is available here.

Last updated 25/10/2019