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April 2017
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Culturally responsive palliative care

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Victorian TAFE Association,
478 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Culturally Responsive Palliative Care

PEPA, in conjunction with Palliative Care Victoria, is presenting an interactive workshop that will enable palliative care staff to move beyond “cultural awareness” to develop the confidence and practical skills to deliver effective and respectful services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The workshop will be facilitated by Judith Miralles & Associates. registration from 8:30am Registration: Register here - limited to 20 participants Please note, this workshop will also be presented for palliative care volunteers in the second…

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$80

Trauma and Grief – supporting individuals, families and community

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
RMIT University,
Bundoora,
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Trauma and Grief supporting individuals, families and community (registration from 9am) Building 224, Bundoora Campus West, RMIT University, Plenty Road The Loss and Grief Practitioners’ Association is offering this seminar for health professionals, in cooperation with the School of Health & Biomedical Sciences. This full day seminar will focus on responding to people who are recovering from experiences that involve both trauma and grief. Presenters include Dr Rob Gordon who will conduct the morning session. Other presenters are from three…

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May 2017

Hot Topics in Palliative Care Forum – The challenges of chronic disease management in the prison population

May 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Vincent’s Hospital,
29 Regent Street
Fitzroy,
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CPC

Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre Building E – Aikenhead Wing Registration This presentation will provide a brief overview of Prisoner Health Services, patient demographics and statistics in Australian prisons and will discuss the high risk behaviours encountered in the prison population and their association with mental health and various infectious diseases. The presentation will also provide examples of the challenges of mental illness and chronic disease management, as illustrated with case studies, as well as discussion about the current processes and…

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Introduction to Palliative Care for RNs (Div 1 & 2)

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Relevant to all care settings, this 2 day course has the option of extra 1 or 2 days, one of which is spent observing home visits with clients. Thursday 4 & 11 May (option – 18 May, date late May) Thursday 19 & 26 October (option – 2 November, date late Nov) Eastern Palliative Care, 630 Mitcham Road, Mitcham Registration $330 (2 days) $490 (3 days) $620 (4 days) Further information or phone 1300 130 813

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Role of integrated palliative medicine in best cancer care

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre,
305 Grattan Street
Melbourne,
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VCCC

VCCC MONDAY LUNCH LIVE EVENT Modern comprehensive cancer care involves the rapid and systematic translation of research findings from the laboratory bench to the bedside of the person with cancer. Best cancer care is up to date, evidence based and peer reviewed. Recent evidence suggests that palliative care has benefits for patients’ well-being and quality of life, with improvements extending to the patient’s family and to the ways which patients engage with health care systems. Yet despite this evidence, palliative…

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FREE Workshop: Second workshop date now added

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:45 pm
Mary McKillop Heritage Centre,
362 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Culturally Responsive Palliative Care

PEPA, in conjunction with Palliative Care Victoria, is presenting an interactive workshop that will enable palliative care staff to move beyond “cultural awareness” to develop the confidence and practical skills to deliver effective and respectful services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. There are two dates to select from with both workshops facilitated by Judith Miralles & Associates. Workshop 1 When: Wednesday 26 April 2017, 9:00am to 1:00pm (registration from 8:30am) Where: Victorian TAFE Association, Level 3, 478…

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$540

Victorian Integrated Cancer Services Conference – Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre Optimal Care in Cancer

May 11 @ 8:30 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Centre,
Clarendon St
Melbourne,
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Early Bird Rate Closes in 1 Weeks' Time! This is your last chance to secure your attendance at the Victorian Integrated Cancer Services 3rd Conference 2017, taking place between 11 - 12 May 2017, at our special discounted rate. Early bird registration closes 30 March 2017. Program The Organising Committee are pleased to release the highly anticipated and detailed VICS 2017 Program. Brian Le presenting Associate Professor Brian Le Director of Palliative Care Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Melbourne…

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Palliative Care Education Scholarships

May 12 @ 5:00 pm
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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 their workplace. The Eastern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium (EMRPCC) is pleased to offer five scholarships for attendance at a palliative care course or study day. The scholarships are available…

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National Palliative Care Week

May 21 - May 28
National Palliative Care Week

http://palliativecare.org.au/national-palliative-care-week/ National Palliative Care Week - resources now available Promotional materials including posters and logos are now available for download from the National Palliative Care Week page on the PCA website. Additional materials will be available for download shortly. To add events to the NPCW calendar email details to pcainc@palliativecare.org.au. National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia. The theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week is ‘You matter, your care matters.…

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$320

End-of-life care: the next steps

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rydges on Swanston,
701 Swanston St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The discussion about End-of-Life care is gaining momentum in Australia. In National Palliative Care Week, the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research will bring together researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and consumers for a workshop that will build on the policy issues brief ‘Improving end-of-life care in Australia’, published by the Deeble Institute, and previous events convened in 2016 and 2017 The Deeble Institute is now preparing to advance this work to answer the question: what policy and practice change is needed…

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OPA – Education event for health professionals

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Office Public Advocate,
Level 1, 204 Lygon St
Carlton,
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OPA

LOCATION Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton 3053 Register This education session is aimed at professionals working in health, mental health, community and aged care settings. Further information: 1300 309 337 Registration is essential

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