Events

Morning Tea Talk

Morning Tea Talk

PACOP's palCentre - How it can work for you and your ACF

24 Janaury

A brief dip into palCentre and its benefits. Ask questions and be part of the discussion, or register to receive the recording and slide deck sent straight to your inbox.

When: Tue 24 January, 10:00am - 10:30am

Presented By: PACOP

Where: Online

2023 Palliative Care Victoria Summit

2023 Palliative Care Victoria Summit

Reflect, Reconnect, Reset

Friday 3rd February

This event will provide an opportunity to bring the palliative care sector together, to reconnect and reflect on the journey through the pandemic and the innovations which have continued to develop in palliative care delivery across Victoria despite the unprecedented challenges. 

When: Fri 3 February, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Presented By: Palliative Care Victoria

Where: The Windsor Hotel

Cost: $97 (inc. GST)

Transition to Specialty Palliative Care Practice (TSP)

Transition to Specialty Palliative Care Practice (TSP)

This TSP course is for registered nurses and incorporates two online and four face-to-face workshops, as well as the online learning component and assessment, provided by ACN. Participants with successful completion of all components of the course and assessments will be awarded one unit, the ‘Principles of Palliative Care’, towards a Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care at ACN or other universities.

When: Tue 7 February - Thu 31 August, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Presented By: Australian College of Nursing

Where: Narre Warren or Shepparton

Cost: $2,750 (inc. GST)

Free event for older LGBTI+ people, friends and allies

Free event for older LGBTI+ people, friends and allies

Friday 10 February

Free event for older LGBTI+ people, friends and allies

Join in the Rainbow Trivia and enjoy tunes by Jimmy Loverocket, all the way from the bright lights of Thornbury as they perform a range of hits that are "all cheese, no sleeze!"

There will be lots of fun and prizes for the Trivia Champions!

When: Fri 10 February, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Presented By: Vals LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care

Where: Melbourne Town Hall

Lunchtime Sessions

Lunchtime Sessions

MND and Parkinson's Disease

  • MND Overview | Tuesday 14 February | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • MND Symptom Management | Friday 24 February | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Parkinson's Disease and End of Life | Monday 27 February | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • So, you think you know everything about PEGs? | Wednesday 8 March | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Disease Cultural Diversity

  • Cultural Diversity Essentials | Thursday 16 February | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Cross Cultural Communication | Tuesday 21 February | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Culture and Health | Wednesday 1 March | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Health Literacy | Thursday 9 March | 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm

When: Tue 14 February - Thu 9 March, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Presented By: South Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium (SMRPCC)

Where: Online

Palliative Approach workshop  Communication Skills

Palliative Approach workshop Communication Skills

Wednesday 15 February 

ONLINE - FREE

Health professionals with little or no palliative care experience who are located in Victoria are invited to attend this online workshop designed to help you develop confidence in communicating with people with life-limiting and chronic illnesses and their families.

Topics covered include:

• Overview of the palliative approach

• Introduction to communication skills

• Case-based experiential learning (facilitated communication skills practice)

The Centre for Palliative Care (CPC) team are dedicated to helping enhance and enrich health professionals understanding of palliative care, which in turn leads to improved patient and family outcomes.

When: Wed 15 February, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Presented By: PEPA

Where: Online