Webinar - Palliative Care Approach

Webinar - Palliative Care Approach

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General Practitioners have an essential role in providing palliative care and end-of-life care to patients and their families.

If you would like to improve your confidence, knowledge and skills in the palliative care setting, this webinar will provide participants with interactive learning opportunities through problem based discussions and case studies. Key topics will include: 

• Principles of a Palliative Approach 
• Communication and Advance Care Planning 
• Symptom Assessment and Management 
• Terminal Phase Care 
• Local Service Networks and other resources 

The presenter: A/Professor Alison Parr   MBBS(Hons), FRCP(UK), MSc, FRACP, FAChPM, MBA
Director Medical Services, St John of God Murdoch Hospital; Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St John of God Murdoch Hospital and Discipline Leader Palliative Medicine, University of Notre Dame

Alison is Discipline Leader for Palliative Medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle and Director of Medical Services at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. She studied medicine in the UK and completed her training in Palliative Medicine in 2001. She moved to Australia in 2014 to take up the post of Director of Hospice and Palliative Care Services at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. Alison has a strong interest in education and training. She has chaired research, delivered education programmes and conferences, facilitated collaborative education between local adult and children's palliative care services and has taken an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and nursing and allied health professional education throughout her career.

all medical practitioners

Length: 7.00pm-8.30pm    

Cost: free of charge

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This webinar has been approved by RACGP and ACRRM for CPD points.
RACGP: activity number 117681, as a 1 hour session worth 2 points.
ACRRM: ID 11175, GP - PEPA Project - 27/11/2017

PEPA is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, as part of the Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative and is coordinated nationally by a team located at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
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