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PEPA Workshop for GPs and Practice Nurses

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Target audience: 

General Practitioners who care for people with a life-limiting illness. Practice Nurses are also welcome to attend.

Topics:

  • Recognising patients who need palliative care
  • Communicating about end of life issues
  • Advance care planning
  • Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria
  • Assessing and managing common symptoms

Workshop pre-requisite:

To maximise learning PEPA recommends completing 6 online GP learning modules prior to attending. The modules have been developed by the Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative and can be accessed by this link: https://palliativecareeducation.com.au/login/index.php

Facilitator: 

Dr Rowan Hearn, Clinical Director, Palliative Medicine, Calvary Health Care Bethlehem.

PEPA is an accredited educator with RACGP.

Times:

6:00pm for registration. Workshop commences 6:30pm until 9:00pm

Catering: 

Finger food and refreshments will be provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements.

Registration information: 

Register here on Eventbrite. An email confirming registration will be sent. Additional information will be emailed to you closer to the event.

If you have registered and find you are unable to attend, please advise us as soon as possible (pepa@svha.org.au), as these workshops are in high demand and we can offer your place to another participant. If you do not advise us and don’t attend, you will incur an administration fee. Thank you for your understanding.

For further information contact:

Courtney Sellwood PH: (03) 9231 1926

Email: pepa@svha.org.au

Venue

Calvary Healthcare Parkdale
152 Como Parade West
Parkdale, Vic 3195
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Organizer

PEPA