Author Archives: Karen Conte

Palliative Care team launch their new website

Paediatric Palliative Care : The Palliative Care Team at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Palliative Care Australia, have collaborated with Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand in launching a new website. Information is also available for health professionals to better support families and provide quality paediatric palliative care. The … Read more

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Thinking about study next year…..

Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Short Courses Certificate IV in Bereavement Support12 months online learning $3,600 Next intake March 2019 Grad Cert in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention11 months blended mode of delivery $6,800 Next intake February 2019

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Study Palliative Care in 2019

Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care https://asn.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d69070387596f5f616780f33e&id=594885cfac&e=a93220aba6 https://asn.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d69070387596f5f616780f33e&id=1fec48223f&e=a93220aba6 Certificate IV in Bereavement Support12 months online learning $3,600 Next intake March 2019 Grad Cert in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention11 months blended mode of delivery $6,800 Next intake February 2019

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ABC 7.30 Report features EPC Biography Program

Congratulations to Eastern Palliative Care for such great coverage of their Volunteer Biography Program on the 7.30 Report on ABC on Tuesday. If you missed it, read about the difference this has made for Natalie and her family (pictured) and others in the online story.

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Supporting ATSI people at EOL

Last week, Hon Ken Wyatt launched a new portal to assist health professionals caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at the end of life, their families and communities. It covers culturally appropriate palliative and EOL care; grief and bereavement; and planning ahead. Access the Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet … Read more

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Talking palliative care over the airwaves

ABC Radio’s PM program is running a series on palliative care. This week’s program covered how to deliver a good death, palliative care, and what more can be done to improve access to those missing out. Listen to Part One (6:26) and Part Two (6:12) of the series.

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Dr Seuss does Advance Directives

Tim Boon is the CEO of a non-profit community hospice and palliative care in Massachusetts. He is also fast becoming an internet legend with this humorous and very clever performance. View it here (5:30)

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SPICT4ALL

SPICT4ALL has been added to the palliAGED pages. Based on the original SPICT tool designed to help health professionals identify people who might benefit from palliative care and appropriate planning for future care, SPICT4ALL has been ‘de-medicalised’ for use by patients, family carers and staff working in health and care.

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The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support

The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support is an online professional development program that provides participants with the knowledge and confidence to support individuals in the workplace who are experiencing loss, grief and bereavement. With 11 core units, completed over 12 months, the Certificate IV in Bereavement Support offers a holistic … Read more

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How to achieve a ‘good death’

Two intensive care specialists urge us to start thinking about our ‘end-of-life’ stage before we get there. They caution that our personal wishes will not be prioritised if plans have not been discussed with family members beforehand. Listen ABC RN (25mins)

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