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WELCOME to the Advance Care Planning (Respecting Patient Choices® Model) Training Package website.

The package comprises two training opportunities:

  • Part 1 e-Learning Respecting Patient Choices® education course geared to provide a broad introduction to ACP
  • Part 2 Practical workshop based on the Respecting Patient Choices® education course (offered in Victoria only for health professionals)

BEFORE you register – read the applicable course information below, and if you have any questions about the training or your eligibility, please contact 03 9496 5660 or email

Part 1 Online course

This free, fully online course is for everyone, offering a broad introduction to ACP and tailored to your location. It includes basic definitions, legal aspects, end of life decision-making and communication, the actual process of holding advance care planning conversations, as well as systemic matters that underpin ACP.

Part 2 Practical Workshop(Vic only, health professionals only)

Victorian health professionals can register for a full day workshop that focuses on communication skills and using ACP skills and knowledge in an applied setting. NOTE that while registration can be done at the same time as registering for the online module, progress to the workshop requires a 100% online score. For those outside Victoria please refer to the ACPA website for further contacts page by state and territory or email

If you already have a login, please click here. If not, proceed to the course registration page or click the 'Next' button below.