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Palliative Care Essentials

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

$225

For Division 1 and 2 Registered Nurses, personal care attendants, Aged Care Facility staff, allied health care professionals and any person with a special interest in palliative care.

Banksia’s comprehensive 1-day short course provides all attendees with greater understanding and knowledge of general palliative care.  The training is relevant for Division 1 and 2 Registered Nurses, personal care attendants, Aged Care Facility staff, allied health care professionals and any person with a special interest in palliative care.

The day covers the following palliative care topics:

  • Palliative symptom management including, but not be limited to:
    • Non pharmaceutical management or pain and discomfort;
    • Importance of the application of general care and comfort principles including diligent mouth care, regular pressure area care, thorough hygiene, etc;
    • Managing the appetite and intake of a palliative patient;
    • Advocating for a palliative patient when dealing with other health services
  • Emotional support for terminal patients and their families;
  • Effective communication in palliative care (with patients and family members);
  • The importance of self-care, teamwork and support available for staff.

For further information regarding this course, please contact Banksia via email – learningcentre@banksiapalliative.com.au, or telephone: (03) 9455 0822 and ask to speak with Nerida, Penny or Kerrie

2019 Melbourne Course Dates 

  • February 14
  • June 13
  • November 14

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$225
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Website:
https://www.banksiapalliative.com.au/australian-palliative-care-education-training-opportunities/

Venue

Banksia Palliative Care Service
472 Lower Heidelberg Rd
Heidelberg, Victoria 3084 Australia
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Website:
https://www.banksiapalliative.com.au/australian-palliative-care-education-training-opportunities/

Organizer

Banksia Palliative Care Service
Phone:
(03) 9455 0822
Email:
learningcentre@banksiapalliative.com.au
Website:
https://www.banksiapalliative.com.au/