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EPC Virtual Education Sessions

Virtual Education Sessions 2023

Introducing our new 1hr or 2hr targeted sessions on key palliative care topics held online.

Interactive and personal; you can ask questions and engage with fellow attendees and your Educator all in a place that suits you.

Philosophy of Palliative Care / Recognising Deterioration

Define palliative care, define the palliative approach to care, recognising signs of deterioration, what is suffering?, explore the concept of ‘death anxiety’.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

1-Nov-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Communication / ACP / Difficult Conversations

Communication / ACP / difficult conversations.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

26-Oct-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Symptom Management for RNís (Includes Medication update)

Assessment and management of: fatigue, pain, nausea and vomiting, constipation / bowel obstruction, dyspnoea/cough, nutrition and hydration.

Cost: $120.00 per person incl GST

Time: 2 Hours

16-Nov-23
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Symptom Management for PCAís

Comfort care of common symptoms: fatigue, pain, nausea & vomiting, bowel & urinary symptoms, breathlessness, nutrition & hydration.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

18-Oct-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Dying Process and End of Life Care for RNíS (Includes Medication Update)

The role of the nurse during the dying process and death, physiological changes that occur as death approaches, management strategies of symptoms during the dying process, after death care.

Cost: $120.00 per person incl GST

Time: 2 Hours

11-Oct-23
1:00pm - 3:00pm
22-Nov-23
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Dying Process and End of Life Care for PCAís

Reflections on death and dying, recognise common symptoms at end of life, review comfort management strategies, discuss after-death care.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

9-Nov-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Grief, Loss and Bereavement

Grief and grief responses, ways to respond, grief & loss as health professionals, self-care.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

15-Nov-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Subcutaneous Infusions in Palliative Care

Clinical indications for subcutaneous infusions, management and safety principles when using infusion devices, principles of site selection, medications commonly used.

Cost: $70.00 per person incl GST

Time: 1 Hour

25-Oct-23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Topics
  • Philosophy of Palliative Care / Recognising Deterioration
  • Communication / ACP / Difficult Conversations
  • Symptom Management for RN’s (Includes Medication update)
  • Symptom Management for PCA’s
  • The Dying Process and End of Life Care for RN’S (Includes Medication Update)
  • Dying Process and End of Life Care for PCA’s
  • Grief, Loss and Bereavement
  • Subcutaneous Infusions in Palliative Care - Theory Session