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CPCRE Annual Research Conference

CPCRE Conference 2017
Friday 19 May, RBWH Education Centre: Creativity and Innovation in Palliative Care


CPCRE Conference 2017 will be held at
the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Education Centre Auditorium on Friday 19th May.

The theme for the conference this year is 'Creativity and Innovation in Palliative Care'.

Major Speaker

Image of Prof Meera Agar

Professor Meera Agar, University of Technology Sydney, is a palliative medicine physician, with a particular interest in the supportive care needs of people with advanced illness. She is leading a NSW Government-funded trial of the use of medicinal cannabis for the terminally ill, and also led a world-first clinical trial of antipsychotics in delirium.    

Other Speakers/Topics

Pain: Are We Measuring the Right Thing? - Prof Janet Hardy, Director Palliative & Supportive Care, Mater Hospital, Brisbane
Kidney Supportive Care Program - Dr Louise Purtell, CKD.CRE
Social Media and Palliative Care - Jason Mills, QUT
Palliative Care in a Rural Setting - Lorraine McMurtrie, DON/Facility Manager, Goondiwindi Hospital
Handover Bags and Other Innovations - Wendy Pearse, Sunshine Coast HHS
Risk of Deteriorating & Dying in People with Haematological Malignancy - Elise Button, PhD Candidate

Advance Care Planning Across the Sectors - Dr Leyton Miller & Xanthe Sansome, Metro South Palliative Care
Palliative Care from a Family Perspective - Elham Day, Hummingbird House
Care at the End of Life Statewide Project  - Allison Lovell, Clinical Excellence Division, Dept of Health
Telehealth in Palliative Care - Speaker TBC
Cannabis Prescribing in Queensland - Dr Sue Ballantyne, Senior Medical Advisor, Chief Medical Officer and Healthcare Regulation Branch, Dept of Health

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Last updated: 18 April 2017