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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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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Palliative Care Education for General Practitioners

For GPs and nurse practitioners. Presented by Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) This interactive education session utilises group discussion and case studies to provide a greater understanding of palliative care. Topics include: Recognising patients who need palliative care Communicating about end of life issues Advance care planning Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria …

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PEPA Culture Centred Care – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives

For those who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people with a life-limiting illness. Presented by VACCHO and PEPA. Attend this Workshop to understand issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with their journey into the dreaming.This free, interactive workshop for palliative care providers will focus on considerations for implementing cultural safety into …

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Post-PEPA – Keeping it Contemporary in Palliative Care

For those who have completed a PEPA placement. Presented by Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach Attend this Workshop to acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing palliative care for people with a life-limiting illness, and their families.This free, interactive workshop for health professional who have completed a PEPA placement is facilitated by Associate …

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