Palliative Care Workshop

Professional Courses

6 CPD

All Specialties

Members $95
Non-members $190
Lunch and refreshments provided


Course Structure:

Introduction:

  • Brief Overview of Palliative Care;
  • National Palliative Care Standards;
  • Palliative Care Myths;
  • Law Relating to Palliative Care;
  • Medical Cannabis, Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide.
Advance Care Directives:
  • Definitions of Advance Care Planning;
  • Advance Care Planning and the Law;
  • How to do Advance Care Planning;
  • Advance care directives in other states;
  • Value of Advance Care Directives.
Symptom Management:
  • Why clients request their desire to terminate life;
  • Managing difficult conversations – aligning with persons wishes;
  • Advocating for families / stakeholders / support person.
Care Delivery:
  • Palliative approach as a sole practitioner;
  • Aged Care, Home/Community;
  • Acute Care;
  • As a sole practitioner, larger services.
Cultural Diversity / Inclusive Palliative Care:
  • CALD, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Asylum Seekers, Intersex LGBTI, Mental Health, Social or Economic Disadvantage.
Summary:
  • Journey – from client to community – optimal death in varying health arenas;
  • Incorporating objectives from each session, summarising person centred palliative care and end of life care.

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