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CPCRE - Education


The CPCRE/QUT continuing education Unit 'Palliative Care Nursing in Various Contexts' will be offered again in Semester 2, 2020 for registered nurses.

There are big savings with Early Bird or QUT Alumni registration. Early Bird ($1215) closes 28 June 2020; QUT Alumni registration ($1012.50) saves a massive 25%. Group registration (5 or more from the same organisation) is $1215 per person. Contact QUTeX for instructions for group registration. See the QUT CPE page for more information and to register for 2020.

CPCRE Education Calendar (Print/online)  

CPCRE compiles a six monthly calendar of its own palliative care educational activities plus those offered by Queensland Health/other organisations for health care professionals in Queensland.

Centre On-Line and Bulletin

The Centre’s quarterly newsletter and monthly bulletin have information about education, conferences, research and service delivery. To receive the Bulletin, Newsletter, regular emails about palliative care events, and print calendar twice yearly, go to 'Stay Up to Date'

For more palliative care education information, see Caresearch education pages

CPCRE's Educational Focus

  • working with aged care providers and specialist palliative care services to optimise end of life care in aged care
  • providing updates in palliative care for primary care and specialist providers in palliative care
  • working with Indigenous health providers and communities to improve their access to and quality of palliative care services

CPCRE's Education Role

The Centre serves as a resource for best practice in palliative care education and seeks to build workforce capacity for providing a palliative approach in various health care settings.

CPCRE has a state-wide role in developing, providing, promoting and supporting palliative care education.  In collaboration with other education providers, clinical services, Primary Health Networks and Aged Care organisations, the Centre develops evidence based educational resources and provides a range of educational activities to enhance palliative care services in Queensland. The Centre is an endorsed education provider with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

The Centre offers education in: Aged Care, Clinical Skills, Indigenous Program, Allied Health, Nursing, Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA), GP Education

Education and registration requirements for health professionals can be found at the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Last updated: 4 August 2020