Training

Working with culturally diverse teams

For palliative care, acute and aged care clinicians. Join our free 50-minute online session and improve your knowledge and skill around cultural diversity in the palliative care context. Topics in this session include:  values and end of life – the intersection considering culture in building teams conflict negotiation Presenter: Tanja Bahro, manager of the Southern …

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Health literacy and palliative care

For palliative care, acute and aged care clinicians. Join our free 50-minute online session and improve your knowledge and skill around cultural diversity in the palliative care context. Topics in this session include: what is health literacy? why is it important? how does it impact on the palliative care context? introduction to teach back Presenter: …

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Cultural Diversity Essentials

For palliative care, acute and aged care clinicians. Join our free 50-minute online session and improve your knowledge and skill around cultural diversity in the palliative care context. Topics in this session include: understanding what culture is identifying our own cultural values understanding the stats culture and palliative care Presenter: Tanja Bahro, manager of the Southern …

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Introduction to Palliative Care & Palliative Approach

FOR PCAs This one day course  presented by Eastern Palliative Care is designed to be an interactive workshop that enables participants to discuss issues they are concerned about, or may have encountered, when caring for a client/resident at end of life. The course facilitators and guest presenters are experienced clinicians and educators who provide education to the wider community, across many settings. …

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PEPA Workshop in the Palliative Approach

FOR ALL HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS In this workshop you will Acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing palliative care for people with a life-limiting illness, and their families. Topics covered include: The palliative approach Palliative assessment and intervention Psychosocial care Symptom management Spiritual care Self care When: Wednesday 3 April 9.30am – 3.30pm (registration from …

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Post-PEPA: Keeping it contemporary in palliative care

FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WHO HAVE COMPLETED A PEPA PLACEMENT This free workshop will be facilitated by Associate Professor Mark Boughey, Director of Palliative Medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital and Karen Quinn, Coordinator of Education, Centre for Palliative Care and will cover the following topics: Improving practice at the coalface Contemporary dyspnoea management Advance care planning in …

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SMRPCC Annual Clinical Forum: The changing face of our community – challenges and opportunities for palliative care

FOR SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE CARE STAFF (from SMRPCC Member services only) The theme of the 2019 Palliative Care Clinical Forum is The changing face of our community – challenges and opportunities for palliative care. This years’ forum will include guest presenters and a panel of experts who will discuss a series of case scenarios and answer your …

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Historical, Theoretical and Developmental Perspectives on Bereavement

FOR THOSE WHO CURRENTLY WORK WITH PEOPLE WITH A LIFE LIMITING ILLNESS AND THEIR FAMILIES This two day course will examine a range of theoretical approaches to bereavement. Drawing on contemporary theory and evidence-based practice the subject will consider the bereavement needs of special populations. This short course is presented by the Centre for Palliative …

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Palliative Care Essentials

FOR STAFF WORKING IN AGED CARE   This short course is for nurses, personal care attendants, lifestyle staff, staff working in aged care and those with a special interest in palliative care. Upon completion of this course participants will have knowledge and skills on how to provide evidence based care to patients. They will also …

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