Category Archives: Courses & Training

Certificate IV in Bereavement Support (22271VIC)

June intake enrolments are now open for this 12 month self-paced online program. Those with workplace experience can apply for Recognised Prior Learning which shortens course length and reduces fees. Further information available from ACGB website or contact Courses Coordinator on 1800 642 066 The Certificate IV in Bereavement Support … Read more

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Decision Assist Free Webinar

Do you think dad is dying? Thursday 25 May 2017, 1.30pm – 2.15pm Presenters: Dr Sonia Fullerton and Jane Mahony Further information and to register here

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FREE Palliative Care in Chronic Disease Forum

EMRPCC is pleased to offer a free forum to all health care workers from all disciplines. The forum will focus on palliative care in chronic disease and will include the following topics: Starting Advance Care Planning conversations with people living with progressive chronic disease An update on the new Advance … Read more

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Improving dementia care in nursing homes

A care intervention for nursing home residents with advanced dementia in North Carolina used a video decision aid, together with a structured discussion with the care provider. The intervention was effective in improving end-of-life communication for nursing home residents with advanced dementia and enhancing palliative care plans while reducing hospital … Read more

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Palliative care from diagnosis to death

In this podcast, the authors set out a rationale for early palliative care based on the three typical trajectories of functional decline towards the end of life (rapid, intermittent, and gradual) and suggest how it can be incorporated into disease specific care. Palliative care from diagnosis to death. Podcast (14:52mins) … Read more

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Palliative Care Clinical Attachment for GPs

Medical education opportunity in palliative care delivered by St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne  Ward Round (with Lead Palliative Care Consultant, Oncologist, Palliative Care Registrar, and/or Resident) provides practical learning to enhance your communication and symptom management skills that can be applied in the end of life care of patients  … Read more

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Palliative Care Education Scholarships

We know that many people require a palliative approach to their care and may not necessarily need to be referred to a specialist palliative care service. This scholarship aims to encourage health workers working outside the speciality of palliative care to increase their knowledge and skills to take back to … Read more

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The 2017 Dying2Learn free open online course is now open for enrolment for anyone in Australia

Over five weeks the course will facilitate social discussion about death and dying and build community awareness of death as a normal process. Explore: • the language we use when we talk about dying • how and what people die from now • how art, music, and media have shaped … Read more

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Advance Care Planning Learning

New online learning for health professionals and care workers Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) and Decision Assist have a brand new integrated online learning space where you can find up-to-date resources and training tools to support best practice in advance care planning. Three new learning modules are now live on … Read more

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Introduction to Cultural Competence

Topic: Cultural Competence, Audience: Clinicians, Communications staff, Community Groups, Faith leaders, Frontline staff, Health & community sector, Managers & Program Leaders, People in custodial settings, Projects staff, Schools, Settlement workers, Young people, Cultural Competence Domain Description An interactive online training module which will help you be culturally responsive to your … Read more

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