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    RNSH St Leonards NSW - A palliative approach to care & end of life care


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    Event description

    PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care and end of life care.

    Program Objective:

    PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness.

    The workshops are interactive and provide time for discussion through case presentations and examples (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control).

    Intended workshop audience: ALL staff currently working in Health Care setting with little/limited/general knowledge of a palliative approach to care.

    Aim of workshop: Develop an understanding of a palliative approach for people with a life-limiting illness and their families.

    Topics include: what is palliative care and end of life care; common symptoms and care/providing care; Advance care planning/respecting patients' choice/ethical issues; identifying deterioration/end of life care; communication/difficult conversations; grief & bereavement; professional self care; overview of PEPA and placement opportunities.

    Further information:

    • An email confirming registration to attend will be sent from HUMANITIX to participants advising that registration has been successful. 
    • Please note, places are limited and registration is essential.
    • TICKET issued in 'good faith' that you meet the necessary criteria/target group for this session. Those not meeting the criteria/target group will be contacted by PEPA NSW to cancel their ticket.
    • Registration opens approximately 10 minutes prior to start time.
    • please cancel your registration if unable to attend (SMS 042897012)

    Cost: Free (light catering provided)

    For further information contact:

    PEPA NSW P: 02 976 75541 M: 0428970012 E:SLHD-PEPA@health.nsw.gov.au


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