23 Feb 2017 CPCRE Advanced Practice in Palliative Care RBWH
Psychosocial Considerations for Palliative Care. The day aims to refresh knowledge and explore aspects of practice relevant to care of people with life-limiting conditions, their families and carers. Speakers include Prof Lindy Willmott (Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide); Julie Latham (Advance Care Planning); Jenny Fox (Supportive Care in Melanoma).
24 Mar 2017 CPCRE Update in Supportive Care Symposium RBWH
The day will be a series of presentations on new developments, and practical information on topics in supportive care. The day aims to provide practical information and strategies for clinical practice with topics including malignant wound management, mindfulness, vicarious trauma, new anticoagulants and oral health in cancer care. The day will be particularly relevant for doctors in general practice and in hospitals. It will also be relevant to senior RNs and AHPs. Registration
A Specialist Palliative Care Physician will provide an overview of recent evidence and lead discussions focused on aspects of assessment and management of symptoms in palliative and end of life care.
The workshop aims to develop understanding of the palliative approach to care and how it can be applied in practice in regional settings. Sessions will consider aspects of palliative and end of life care including pain and symptom management, terminal phase and case based discussions.
Morning & Afternoon session – content is repeated. This targeted education is for unregulated workers in aged care with an interest in palliative care/end-of-life care. The day will provide basic and introductory information about the palliative approach to care relevant to aged care settings.
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