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March 2017
$385

PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE PALLIATIVE CARE PATIENT “A MASTERCLASS”

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Education Centre, 3rd Floor Healy Wing-Building C,
St Vincent's Hospital, 41 Victoria Pde
Fitzroy,
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CPC

Are you an experienced nurse who is wishing to enhance your skills, knowledge and competence in the process of conducting a physical assessment for a palliative care patient? This ‘hands-on’ one day workshop is a must for nurses (i.e. Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Nurse Practitioners or Nurse Practitioner Candidates). Participation in this workshop equates to a total of 5 CPD hours. Program Objectives: · To describe the purpose and process for conducting a systematic approach to physical assessment…

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$345

Spirituality/Culture and Transcultural Role in Bereavement

March 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ACG&B,
253 Wellington Road, Mulgrave
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Workshop Presenter – Michal de Willoughby Note: Limited to 20 participants Overview It is only through knowing ourselves that we can be authentically in relationship with others. Ironically, it is only through relationship with others that we can know ourselves. (Otto Rank) In the field of grief and bereavement, it comes as no surprise that spirituality and religion can play an important role in the healing process of bereaved individuals. While there are some researchers who remain conflicted as to…

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Office of the Public Advocate-Community education

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Caulfield education centre-Conference Room, Caulfield Hospital,
Fethers Building 10, 2nd Floor, 260 Kooyong Road
Caulfield, Victoria 3162 Australia
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OPA

This seminar, presented jointly by the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA). State Trustees Limited (STL) and the Victorian Civil Administration Tribunal (VCAT), is aimed at industry professionals in the areas of aged care, hospitals, mental health, allied health and social work fields. Guardianship and administration involves the protection of adults whose decision-making is impaired as a result of their disability by means of appointing a trusted party to act and make decisions on their behalf. The session will cover…

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Free

Pancreatic cancer – Navigating the journey

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CCV

Cancer Council Victoria Webinar Including30 minutes of Q&A Access via computer or mobile device Can also register to be sent link to recorded webinar Further information or to register visit here

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$495

RE-MEMBERING CONVERSATIONS – Crafting Aesthetic Responses to Death & Grief

March 30 @ 9:30 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Ross House,
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Hosted by Clifton Centre, this two day workshop will show how to develop relational narratives that live on after a physical death. This relational shift in thinking presents a more nuanced approach to constructing identity in the face of grief that can support those who have complicated losses from death, distance, stories of migration, and estrangement as well as those whose loved ones may have died by suicide or homicide. Lorraine Hedtke, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, Ph.D, teaches about death, dying…

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Assisted Suicide: The Musical

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - April 9 @ 7:30 pm
Malthouse Theatre,
113 Sturt St
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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Liz Carr

Following sell-out shows in the UK, disability rights campaigner and actor Liz Carr brings her ‘TED talk with show tunes’ to Melbourne as part of the Comedy Festival, 30 March to 9 April 2017. With the Victorian Premier pushing for a parliamentary conscience vote on euthanasia this year, Assisted Suicide: The Musical is a must see at the Festival! Following sell-out shows in the UK, disability rights campaigner and actor Liz Carr (Clarissa Mullery in the BBC’s Silent Witness) brings…

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April 2017
Free

Working with disenfranchised grief, complicated grief and anticipatory grief

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ross House,
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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pepa

Free workshop funded by PEPA Further information or to register here This FREE workshop will focus on the concepts of disenfranchised grief, anticipatory grief and complicated grief. On completion of the workshop attendees will be able to: Identify Disenfranchised Grief, Anticipatory Grief and Complicated Grief Support families impacted by one or more of these types of grief Identify effective self-care strategies. Target audience: People working in the palliative care sector. Facilitator: Keren Ludski is currently the Clinical Supervisor for the…

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Free

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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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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$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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National Palliative Care Week

May 21 - May 28
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The next National Palliative Care Week will be held 21-28 May 2017. More details will be announced on this page shortly. http://palliativecare.org.au/national-palliative-care-week/

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