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October 2018
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Depression and end of life care

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Webinar Overview This webinar will provide information about the identification, diagnosis and treatment of depression at end of life. Topics surrounding palliative care and psycho-oncology will be discussed. There are no pre-requisites to attending this webinar and it will be suitable for those working in a palliative setting or working with individuals at end of life. Learning Outcomes Following this webinar participants will: •Have an understanding of the diagnostic criteria for depression in a palliative setting. •Be able to distinguish…

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PEPA Palliative Approach Workshops

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mary McKillop Heritage Centre,
362 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Free workshops for health professionals wanting to learn principles of the palliative approach to care Two dates available: Wednesday 31 October 2018 Tuesday 13 November 2018 A FREE interactive palliative approach workshop. There will be ample time for discussion through case presentations and examples. Program objective: To develop an understanding of the palliative approach for people with a life-limiting illness and their families. •The palliative approach •Palliative assessment & intervention •Psychosocial care •Symptom management •Supporting spiritual needs •Caring for yourself…

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November 2018

Barriers to accessing quality palliative care

November 1
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Australian Healthcare Associates has been engaged by the Australian Government Department of Health to explore the barriers that people may experience in accessing quality palliative care. Interested stakeholders are invited to attend the Melbourne workshop on 1 November where Australian Healthcare Associates will share findings from their recent survey as well as exploring barriers, enablers and promising approaches. The project looks specifically at nine population groups that are under-served or have complex needs: •People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender…

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PEPA – Indigenous Perspectives Workshop

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Attend this Workshop to understand issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with their journey into the dreaming Objectives: Delivered by VACCHO, this FREE interactive one-day Workshop will focus on understanding death and dying from an Aboriginal perspective. •Impact of history & intergenerational loss •Importance of Kinship •Communication issues •'Sorry business' •Orientation to the Palliative Approach Morning tea and Lunch provided Target Audience: Palliative Care - Providers and Workers only please. Please register here An email confirming registration to…

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PCV Annual General Meeting

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Waratah Room, St Michael’s on Collins,
120 Collins St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Dr George Halasz

AGM Guest Speaker: Dr George Halasz, A mother-son experience of survival, trauma transmission & reparative moments: The journey of witnessing and its legacy. This is a rare opportunity to hear directly about the lived experience of relational trauma and its aftermath, illuminated by profound insights and eloquent story-telling. Dr Halasz will not address the implications for palliative care, which is outside his field of practice. However, his presentation provides an opportunity for you to gain valuable insights relevant to your…

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4th MND Connect

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building,,
The University of Melbourne Victoria Australia
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People living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), their friends and family, health and community care professionals, researchers as well as the broader MND community are invited to attend MND Connect 2018. Join us for this interactive forum connecting people impacted by MND with Australia's leading MND researchers. View program 3:00 pm Lab visits, Associate Professor Bradley Turner REGISTER NOW!

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PEPA Palliative Approach Workshops

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mary McKillop Heritage Centre,
362 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Free workshops for health professionals wanting to learn principles of the palliative approach to care Two dates available: Wednesday 31 October 2018 Tuesday 13 November 2018 A FREE interactive palliative approach workshop. There will be ample time for discussion through case presentations and examples. Program objective: To develop an understanding of the palliative approach for people with a life-limiting illness and their families. •The palliative approach •Palliative assessment & intervention •Psychosocial care •Symptom management •Supporting spiritual needs •Caring for yourself…

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NEMICS Annual Forum

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manningham Function Centre,
699 Doncaster Rd
Doncaster,
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North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service are pleased to invite you to attend the 2018 NEMICS Annual Forum. Save the date! Annual Forum Save the date 2018. Please register your interest in attending here . More detailed information will be circulated to you closer to the event.

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