Category Archives: Courses & Training

Palliative Care On-line Training

Presented by Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA) This highly regarded training has been rebuilt on a new, more stable technology platform and is once again available for FREE! The palliative care online training is based on the PalliAGED evidence base. The training has been developed by experts and is … Read more

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Historical, theoretical and developmental perspectives on bereavement

Presented by the Centre for Palliative Care This two day course will examine a range of theoretical approaches to bereavement. Drawing on contemporary theory and evidence-based practice the subject will consider the bereavement needs of special populations. When: 22 & 23 February, 9am – 5pm Where: Graduate House, Carlton Cost: … Read more

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Palliative care: The essentials

For all health professionals wanting to up-skill in palliative care Presented by the Centre for Palliative Care This two day course covers the principles, policy and standards of palliative care. Practice issues include an overview of malignant and non-malignant palliative diseases, symptom management and caring for an imminently dying person. … Read more

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On-line course: Caring for LGBTI people with dementia

Presented by Dementia Training Australia This course assists health and aged care workers and organisations provide culturally competent and inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia. There are 4 modules and each module includes videos, readings and a quiz. The entire course … Read more

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Specialist and Graduate certificates in palliative care

Courses begin on 8 Feb Be quick – applications close on Friday The Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care is an ideal introduction to palliative care for all health professionals. This includes doctors, nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, psychologists, occupational therapists, pastoral care workers, music and art therapists, working in any setting … Read more

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OPA Community education

2018 Community education calendar Planning is now underway for community education events in 2018. Sessions will be designed for both community members and professionals, and will take into consideration the changes from the implementation of the new Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016, which comes into effect on 12 … Read more

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Dying2Learn MOOC 2018

Is death and dying changing in the 21st century? Is how we think about death changing? The Dying2Learn MOOC will challenge you to: • Think about the language we use when we talk about dying • Learn about how and what people die from now • Find out how art, … Read more

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Palliative Care Conversations Journal Club (PCCJC)

This is a brand new initiative of the Eastern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium (EMRPCC). The PCCJC is aimed at providing information, mentoring and guidance to health professionals of any discipline who want to provide quality end of life and palliative care to clients/patients/residents in any setting (aged care, community, … Read more

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New round of palliative care scholarships now open

Following two successful rounds of scholarships, the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) Palliative Care Consortium has released a third round of scholarships. The intent of these scholarships is to offer opportunities to health care staff of any discipline working within the EMR to increase their knowledge and skills in palliative care … Read more

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22264VIC Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling & Intervention

Working to support people with complex bereavement needs requires specialist counselling skills. In 2018, the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, a national leader in delivering advanced training, will offer the 22264VIC Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention (GCBCI) in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The 22264VIC GCBCI is a … Read more

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