Advance Care Directive v1.0

Advance care directives let individuals make choices about their future medical treatment in the event that they are cognitively impaired or otherwise unable to make their preferences known. Currently, a completed directive is kept in a safe place, with a designated custodian controlling access to it.

Clinical documents conformant with the specifications included in this end product can be used to capture information about the custodian of the individual’s advance care directive. Such documents do not contain the advance care directive itself.

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A new version has been released for this end product

Please refer to Advance Care Directive Custodian v1.0.1 or refer to the Release History for all releases of this End Product.

Identifier: 
EP-0932:2012
Date: 
27-06-2012
Type: 
application/zip
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Size: 
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Product Components

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0946:2012

This release note introduces specifications associated with Advance Care Directive Version 1.0.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0945:2011

This document introduces the Advance Care Directive package.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0944:2011

This document presents the information requirements for a record for the custodian of an individual‘s Advance Care Directive, as recommended for use within Australia.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0943:2011

This Structured Content Specification (SCS) for an Advance Care Directive Custodian Record specifies the information structure required for Agency-compliance.

Product component
Identifier: 
NEHTA-0947:2011

This document provides a guide to implementing the 'logical' model, detailed by the Agency's Advance Care Directive Custodian Record Structured Content Specification (ACDCR SCS), as an HL7 Clinical Document Architecture Release 2 (CDA) XML document.

Release history

By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016, on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency. PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record", within the meaning of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), formerly called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth).

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