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CPCRE - Education - Nursing

Palliative Care Nursing in Various Contexts

The 2018 offering of this unit for registered nurses will run from 16 July to 26 October, and is offered as a Queensland University of Technology Continuing Professional Education (CPE) unit. Developed by CPCRE staff, it is designed to bring RNs to a beginning level of expertise in palliative care. 

Target group for nursing education:CPCRE's nursing education offerings are aimed at all levels of nursing - with some opportunities targeted at nurses with simply an interest in palliative care, to advanced training with our specialist palliative care modules.

Objectives/Aims:To provide a broad understanding of the principles and underlying philosophy of palliative care.

Details:CPCRE will be providing regular clinical skills updates, facilitating the specialist training modules, and there are limited places available for placements with PEPA - Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach. Stay tuned for information regarding training in the Aged Care sector.

Competency Standards for Nursing Practice
This framework provides a set of competency standards for specialist palliative care nursing practice

Contact for further information:
John Haberecht (CPCRE Director of Learning & Development)
Tel: 07 3646 8197

Note: The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia requires for registration that all nurses complete 20 hours per year of continuing professional development. Nurses will need to keep a record of CPD activities completed. See the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Continuing Professional Development Registration Standard for further information.

Last updated: 23 April 2018