PEPA | Palliative Approach workshop – Communication Skills
February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Health professionals with little or no palliative care experience, who want to develop confidence in communicating with people with life-limiting and chronic illnesses, and their families.
Topics covered include:
- Overview of the palliative approach
- Introduction to communication skills
- Case-based experiential learning (facilitated communication skills practice)
Facilitated by the Nurse Educators from the Centre for Palliative Care (CPC):
Kate Holmes – Kate has been working in palliative care for 26 years in both the UK and Australia. Her roles include clinical and education work in the voluntary sector and the NHS in the UK and the public and private sectors in metropolitan Melbourne.
Kerrie Cunningham – Kerrie has been working in palliative care and providing education for over 15 years, across a variety of settings, including rural remote Australia and metropolitan Melbourne. The CPC education team are dedicated to helping enhance and enrich health professionals understanding of palliative care, which in turn leads to improved patient and family outcomes.