PEPA

Palliative Approach to Care for Aboriginal Health Professionals (Australia)

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 …

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Symptom Management at the End of Life

For GPs and practice nurses. This interactive education session is Presented by Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and will utilise group discussion and case studies to provide a greater understanding of palliative care. The workshop is designed for General Practitioners based in Victoria (AUS) who care for people with a life-limiting illness. Practice …

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PEPA Palliative Approach workshop – advanced communication skills

For 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 Facilitator: Kate Holmes – Kate is a nurse educator …

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Pain Management in Palliative Care

Online session for General Practitioners based in Victoria (Australia) who care for people with a life-limiting illness. GP Practice Nurses are also welcome to attend. This PEPA workshop will be facilitated by Dr Fiona Runacres, a palliative care specialist at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem and Monash Health. Fiona works in community palliative care, inpatient palliative …

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