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July 2018

Professional Development Courses in Adult Palliative Care

July 19 - September 14
CPC short courses

Do you currently care for people with life limiting illness and their families? Would you like to improve your skills and knowledge to better meet the needs of adults with life-limiting illness including cancer and chronic diseases? The Adult Palliative Care module of the Specialist and Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care has individual short course subjects that are available to you to undertake as professional development days. Dates for the second semester include: Pain Assessment and Management in Palliative Care…

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August 2018

Psychosocial Aspects of Palliative Care Professional Development Course- 3 Workshops in August 2018

August 1 - August 31

Identification, Assessment and Management of Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder - This two day workshop will enable the participant to identify and distinguish different forms of distress and will provide strategies for the bio psychosocial, spiritual & existential management of distress. Special Needs and High-Risk populations in Palliative Care - This one day workshop will examine the issues that arise in palliative care for non-malignant disease, at risk populations, people from different cultures and patients & families who challenge our interpersonal…

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Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne ‘Your voice — Trust your choice’ workshop

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Function Room 1 Manningham Civic Centre,
699 Doncaster Rd
Doncaster, 3108 Australia
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Would you like to help older people understand the importance of choosing the right person as their power of attorney and of making their wishes known? Then come along to this interesting and vibrant workshop hosted by the Eastern Elder Abuse Network! You will be able to spread the messages from this training to help protect older people from harm. This two hour workshop will train you to engage with seniors about what they need to consider before appointing a…

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PCRN 2017 Small Project Grant Recipients update

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Vincent’s Hospital,
29 Regent St, Level 2, Clinical Sciences Building,
Fitzroy, Australia
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A Little Bit of Money Goes a Long Way - Research updates from our PCRN Small Project Grant recipients So what have our 2017 PCRN Small Project Grant recipients been up to? How are their research projects progressing? Please join us at our upcoming forum where we will focus on the background and rationale for their research, methodologies employed, results and implications for clinical practice, as well how they have responded to the research challenges which they have encountered. Free…

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September 2018

Australasian Palliative Link International (APLI) Forum

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm
15 Broadway
Ultimo, Australia
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The APLI annual forum is an opportunity to learn about the work that is being done to help with development of palliative care in our neighbouring countries and meet like-minded clinicians who share a passion for global health. This year the program will include presentations from volunteer mentors Sarah Begley and Joan Ryan. Brett Sutton will provide an update on palliative care in humanitarian aid settings and emergencies and Delamy Keall will discuss her three-month advanced training placement in Kerala.…

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CPC presents Hot Topic in Palliative Care Dr Margaret Ross – the issue of challenging families in palliative care

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St Vincent’s Hospital,
Victoria Pde
Fitzroy, VIC Australia
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challenges ahead

How can you be compassionate, when it feels like you have a gun to your head? Presented by Dr Margaret Ross Areas of discussion include:  Understanding their world – what families bring into the ward environment Socio-cultural perspectives – do modern families have increasing demands/expectations? Standing in the face of it – how we can approach complex families and how to not take it too personally Further information for this free event visit and to register click here

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