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Education

GRPCC aims to providing health professionals with essential education and training to enable better care provision to people who require palliative and end of life care. Below is our education calendar and a range of programs that are offered to assist health professionals advance their knowledge and skills in this area.

Educational sessions currently being offered by the GRPCC:

DateEventTarget AudienceDescriptionVenueCostRegistration Information

 

Communication Skills Training Workshops

Following the success of the first round of Communication Skills Workshops, the GRPCC will be running another series during 2016. The workshops are designed to give clinicians the communication skills to use when discussing palliative care with patients and their families. A professionally trained actor and facilitator is used in each workshop to provide an opportunity for participants to practice and improve communication skills.

For further information contact the GRPCC on 5623 0684 or email GRPCC.Enquiries@wghg.com.au.

Other educational sessions

External Education Calendar

DateEvent OrganisationTopicVenueCostRegistrationInformation / Flyer
18 JulyWebinarAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementFamily Therapy for the Bereaved Member $45
Non Member $60
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20 JulyShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of MelbournePain Assessment and Management in Palliative CareMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
20 JulyShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of MelbourneIllnesses Encountered in Paediatric Palliative CareMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
21 JulyShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of MelbourneSymptom Management in Adult Palliative CareMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
21 JulyShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of MelbourneSymptom Management in Paediatric Palliative Care Melbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
21 JulyWorkshopAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementUsing Technology To Support the Bereaved 253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave
Member $290
Non Member $ 345
Registrations close 14 July
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11 August WorkshopAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementComplex Needs Clients & Complicated Grief 253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave
Member $290
Non-Member $ 345
Registrations close 8 August
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16 August WebinarAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementBereavement Practice: Expanding the Therapist Toolkit Member $45
Non Member $60
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22 August WorkshopAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementDealing With Losses Related To Ability, Aging and Dementia 253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave
Member $290
Non-Member $ 345
Registrations close 8 August
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24 & 25 August Short CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Identification and Assessment of Psychological and Psychiatric DisordersMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$900 + GSTClick here for Course detailsClick here to register
28 August Short CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Special Needs and High-Risk PopulationsMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course detailsClick here to register
29 August Short CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Supporting Health Care Professionals Caring for Palliative Care Patients and Families Experiencing Psychosocial DistressMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course detailsClick here to register
6 - 8 SeptemberConferencePalliative Care AustraliaAustralian Palliative Care Conference - Connection with CommunityAdelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide SA
Early Bird $965
Standard $1120
Late $1265
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7 SeptemberShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Palliative Care in Non-Cancer ContextMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
7 SeptemberShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects in Paediatric Palliative CareMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
8 SeptemberShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Ethics in Paediatric Palliative CareMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
8 SeptemberShort CourseCentre for Palliative Care & University of Melbourne Family Centered Palliative Care and Cultural IssuesMelbourne University
Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053
$450 + GSTClick here for Course DetailsClick here to register
19 SeptemberWebinarAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementParenting After the Death of a Child Member $45
Non Member $60
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18 OctoberWebinarAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementUnderstanding and Treating Anxiety in Bereavement Member $45
Non Member $60
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14 NovemberWorkshopAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementTelephone Counselling 253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave
Member $290 Non-Member $ 345Registrations close 7 November
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21 NovemberWebinarAustralian Centre for Grief and BereavementLoss, Grief & Bereavement in the Context of Palliative Care Member $45 Non Member $60Click here to registerMore
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Online Training

CPC

The Centre for Palliative Care is offering a free online course for health professionals, Palliative Care: Getting Started, serves as an essential introduction to the key palliative care concepts required to provide best practice clinical care.You can complete the online course in about two hours; at a time, place and pace that suits your schedule.

Designed with input from a range of academics, nurses, palliative care physicians, psychiatric and allied health specialists, this evidence-based resource includes a case study that brings the theory to life.

Once you have completed Palliative Care: Getting Started, you will be able to print a certificate of evidence for continuing professional development hours.

end of life essentialsCare Search has created education modules designed to assist clinical staff working in acute hospitals in delivering end-of-life care. They provide clinically relevant and evidence based learning materials with quizzes, evidence based links and educational videos. Clinicians are encouraged to examine their own practice and build on their individual expertise across a wide range of issues which are fundamental to quality end-of-life care in hospitals.

pall care online training

This free online training is designed for the Australian health context, helping health professionals and others providing palliative care to aged persons in the community to improve the quality of their practice.

Advance Care learning

Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) and Decision Assist have a brand new integrated online learning space where you can find up-to-date resources and training tools to support best practice in advance care planning.