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IPEPA Culture Centred Palliative Care Workshop

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Culture Centred Palliative Care: "An Aboriginal Perspective"


  • Tuesday 2nd April, 9:00am - 3:30pm
  • Wednesday 3rd April, 9:00am - 3:30pm

This two-day workshop is designed for health professionals working with Aboriginal clients to develop their skills in caring for Aboriginal people and their families facing a life limiting illness and will explore the topic of cultural awareness in palliative care. The workshop will be presented by a variety of specialists utilising case studies and group discussion.


Topics covered:

  • Introduction to aboriginal history and culture
  • An introduction to culturally appropriate palliative care
  • Exploring end of life care for Aboriginal clients and their families
  • Advance Care Yarning
  • Communicating with your clients and families

TARGET GROUP: All Health Professionals working with Aboriginal clients and their families.

PRESENTERS:

  • Danny Ford, Kambarang Services
  • Tammy McGrath, Palliative Care Coordinator or Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Jan Stiberc, WACHS Palliative Care Clinical Nurse
  • Dr Derek Eng, Palliative Care Consultant

    If you can no longer attend, please provide 2 days notice prior to the education to allow others on the waitlist to attend. If you do not attend on the day, a fee of $20 will be charged for catering purposes.


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