Southern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium
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This website provides information about palliative care for people working in health and community services in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

If you are a patient or a carer, please go to the Palliative Care Victoria website, which has information specifically designed for patients and families.

You can find your local palliative care service on Palliative Care Victoria’s services page.

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SMRPCC Scholarship | Transition to Specialist Palliative Care (TSP) 2023

Nurses who are employed in health or aged care services in the Southern Metropolitan Region might be eligible for a $500 scholarship towards the cost of the TSP course.

For more information, click here to open the SMRPCC Scholarship Information for Applicants document.

Transition to Specialty Palliative Care Practice (TSP) | Expressions of Interest 2023

A partnership between Gippsland Region Palliative Care Consortium (GRPCC), Palliative Care South East (PCSE) and the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), the TSP course is for registered nurses.
The course is a combination of two online and four face-to-face workshops, as well as the online learning component and assessment, provided by ACN.
Participants with successful completion of all components of the course and assessments will be awarded of one unit, the ‘Principles of Palliative Care’, towards a Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care at ACN or other universities.

Date: February to August 2023
Requirements: Nurses will need to allow personal study time of approximately 5 hours per week, plus study days to attend the workshops
Locations: Narre Warren or Shepparton (nurses enrol for one site only)
Cost: $2,750, payable before commencement of course
Applications close: 25 January 2023
For more information, click here
To download the application form, click here