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PEPA Palliative Approach in Aged Care Workshop

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Event description

Acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing palliative care for people with a life-limiting illness, and their families.

Topics:

  • Principles of palliative care
  • Communication
  • Providing care
  • Advance care planning
  • End-of-life care
  • Ethical issues in palliative care
  • Caring for yourself

Target audience:

Health care professionals working in aged care with limited or no palliative care experience.

Facilitators:

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. Kerrie is dedicated to helping enhance and enrich health professionals understanding of palliative care, which in turn leads to improved patient and family outcomes.


Contact details for further information:

PEPA Administration Assistant

Ph: 03 9231 1926

Email: pepa@svha.org.au

Cost: Free

This Workshop is limited to 30 places, so please register soon to avoid disappointment.

An email confirming registration to attend will be sent from PEPA to participants.

If you have registered and find you are unable to attend, please advise us as soon as possible, 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.

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Would you like to see first hand what specialist palliative care providers do?

Observational placements are available for doctors, nurses, allied health and Aboriginal health professionals who are employed in health fields (e.g. hospitals, community, residential aged care facilities, general practice).

Contact PEPA Victoria on 9231 1926 or 9231 1935 for more details, or go to the PEPA website and download an information booklet: https://pepaeducation.com/


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