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. There are 11 modules on the following topics:

  • The role of law in end of life care                                       
  • Capacity and consent to medical treatment
  • Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment
  • Advance Care Planning and Advance Care Directives
  • Substitute decision-making for medical treatment
  • Legal protection for administering pain and symptom relief
  • Children and end of life decision-making
  • Futile or non-beneficial treatment
  • Emergency treatment for adults
  • Managing conflict
  • Voluntary assisted dying 
To begin, please select your discipline from the courses below, and enrol in that course. If you are not a medical practitioner, medical student, nurse or allied health professional we recommend you select the Medical practitioners and students course. Please note you only need to complete one of these courses to complete the End of Life Law for Clinicians training.

If you enrolled in ELLC before 6 August 2021 please continue your training in the End of Life Law for Clinicians (original) course (the 4th course below).
To access modules relevant to your discipline, select from the options below.