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Palliative Approach to Care for Aboriginal Health Professionals (Australia)

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

For Aboriginal Health Practitioners / Workers, Integrated Team Care Coordinators, Aged Care Support Workers, Registered and Enrolled Nurses.

The IPEPA program recognises that “finishing up”, or dying and death is a very sensitive business and its aim is to be culturally respectful to the journey that people take individually, and for those providing support to their nearest and dearest, in improving their quality of life.

This workshop is aimed at providing Aboriginal Health Practitioners / Workers, Integrated Team Care Coordinators, Aged Care Support Workers, Registered and Enrolled Nurses, and other interested staff, with up-to-date information and a greater understanding on what is involved in the palliative approach to care.

Learning objectives:

  • To increase knowledge in providing a palliative approach to care
  • To understand the principles of effective communication
  • To increase awareness of pain management strategies in promoting comfort
  • To increase knowledge of the multidisciplinary team approach to care
  • To better understand care needs when clients are nearing end-of-life
  • To better understand the complexities of grief and bereavement
  • To understand Advance Care Planning

When: This program is delivered over 3 x 2 hr sessions:

  • Tuesday 12th October 2021 – 10:00 to 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday 19th October 2021 – 10:00 to 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday 26th October 2021 – 10:00 to 12:00 pm

Where: Online via your PC or device

Cost: Free

For further information or to register: Click here

These workshops will be co-facilitated with Mr John Wright, RN, Integrated Team Care Coordinator, Karadi Aboriginal Corporation

Venue

Online via your PC or device

Organizer

PEPA