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Palliative Care for GPs, including pain and symptom management at end of life

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

TOPICS

  • Recognising patients who need palliative care
  • Communicating about end of life issues
  • Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria
  • Assessing and managing common symptoms
  • Advance care planning
  • Holistic pain assessment & management in palliative care
  • Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological Management of Pain
  • Management of pain – routes of administration
  • Principles of opioid use: titration, prescribing, breakthrough dosing and rotation of opioids

Target Audience:

This workshop is for General Practitioners based in Victoria (Australia) who care for people with a life-limiting illness. Practice Nurses are welcome to attend.

Organizer

PEPA

Venue

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