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Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The standards developed by the ANCC are the highest and most rigorous in the world, and this accreditation means that you can be sure that all nursing education available through The Learning Centre meets or exceeds these high standards. Ausmed Education's provider number is P0342. Learn more about ANCC accreditation.
Advance Care Directives
All competent adults have a right to decide what medical treatment they would refuse if they lose capacity to make decisions in the future. This Video Learning Activity (VLA) looks at the increasing trend to have future refusals of treatment recorded in legally binding documents known as Advance Care Directives (ACDs).
- What is an ACD?
- Requirements for a valid ACD
- Substitute decision making
- Case law and ACDs
This VLA will be of interest to nurses and midwives working in all contexts of adult health care.
This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will provide an introduction to forensic health care to increase awareness of the need to develop skills and knowledge in this area in order to provide better outcomes for patient’s medico-legal needs.
- What is forensic health care?
- How to recognise injury
- Vulnerable populations
- Documentation and evidence collection
This VLA is designed for healthcare professionals working in any clinical setting. Those working with victims of domestic violence, children, older adults, and victims of crime who enter the health care system through emergency departments, may find this VLA particularly useful.