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Palliative Care for GP’s, including pain and symptom management at end of life

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  • Recognising patients who need palliative care
  • Communicating about end of life issues
  • Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria
  • Assessing and managing common symptoms
  • Advance care planning
  • Holistic pain assessment & management in palliative care
  • Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological Management of Pain
  • Management of pain – routes of administration
  • Principles of opioid use: titration, prescribing, breakthrough dosing and rotation of opioids

Target Audience:

This workshop is for General Practitioners based in Victoria (Australia) who care for people with a life-limiting illness. Practice Nurses are welcome to attend.


Presenter: Rowan Hearn, Director of Medical Services and Palliative Medicine

Facilitator: Margarita Makoutonina, Learning & Development Manager


PEPA Administration: E:

Margarita Makoutonina - Manager Learning & Development, Calvary Health Care Bethlehem

M: 0425 774 195 


Workshop Pre-requisite:

To maximise learning PEPA offers 6 online GP learning modules. The modules have been developed by the Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative and can be accessed by this link:

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