Category Archives: Courses & Training

Short Courses and Workshops

Short courses and workshops provide opportunities for ongoing professional development. The learning outcomes for the activity should build or extend the graduate or specialist capabilities depending on your learning needs. Short courses related to palliative care are detailed below. Please contact the relevant institution for further information on these palliative … Read more

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End-of-Life Essentials

Expected Outcomes The modules develop knowledge and skills to recognise end-of-life issues, to enhance communication strategies and to gain confidence in caring for patients and their families in acute hospitals requiring end-of-life care. The toolkit resources will sustain and support learning and help learners apply this knowledge in practice. End-of-Life … Read more

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ACP Talk

Expected Outcomes ACPTalk is a website focussing on sensitive religious and cultural advance care planning, to support health professionals to conduct advance care planning conversations with people from different religions and cultures and raise community awareness of advance care planning. Online ACPTalk search function Search function enables users to search … Read more

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CareSearch

Expected Outcomes The My Learning modules aim to demonstrate how to find relevant evidence and how to use the evidence resources in CareSearch to make a difference in clinical care. CareSearch My Learning Modules There are 8 case-based online learning modules that introduce the resources in CareSearch and how they … Read more

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The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA)

Expected Outcomes PEPA empowers health professionals to deliver quality end-of-life care. PEPA provides Australia’s only free placements in palliative care services for practicing health professionals (2-5 days duration) and free palliative approach workshops. PEPA Clinical placements Participants undertake an observational placement of 2-5 days in a specialist palliative care inpatient, … Read more

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Improve your intercultural competence

According to the Intelligence Unit at The Economist, 90% of executives in 68 countries say cross-cultural management is their biggest challenge. Good intercultural communication and an understanding of cultural differences are now critical for professionals, especially those part of global networks. In this course not only will you develop the … Read more

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Introduction to palliative care & the palliative approach

Presented by Eastern Palliative Care This course aims to provide Personal Care Attendants (PCAs), working in aged care facilities, disability, or other community care providers, with an introduction to palliative care. It explores the comprehensive needs of people at the end of life and their families, and gives an overview … Read more

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Caresearch Education Portal

For the health workforce Caresearch recognises that the palliative care workforce includes generalist or specialist clinicians in health, aged or community care settings; many who may be in rural, regional or remote environments. To support the learning needs of the palliative care workforce, the Health Workforce Options pages of the … Read more

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Introduction to Palliative Care Course – Eastern Palliative Care

This course, relevant to all care settings, aims to provide Division 1 and Division 2 RNs with an introduction to palliative care. It explores the comprehensive needs of the dying and their families and gives an overview of some common issues that confront professional carers on a day-to-day basis when … Read more

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Certificate IV in Bereavement Support

Enrolments for October 2017 intake close Tuesday 31 October 2017 Why study this course? The 22271VIC Certificate IV in Bereavement Support is a Nationally Recognised VET Qualification. This course has been designed for those who: • Have a role in providing bereavement support in their profession, and require the formal … Read more

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