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1 Day Workshop 10am - 3pm

Locations and Dates:

  • Launceston 24 July, 2017
  • Hobart, 31 July, 2017
  • Legana 2 August, 2017
  • Somerset, 9 August, 2017
  • Sorell, 14 August, 2017
  • Glenorchy, 11 September, 2017
  • New Norfolk, 19 September, 2017

All sessions will be catered.

Registration 9.30 am Finish 3pm.

Health professionals and aged care workers aim to provide care that is patient-centred and delivered in line with a person’s goals, beliefs and preferences, particularly as people age and become more likely to have multiple chronic conditions. Advance Care Directives and a Palliative Approach are essential for facilitating this specialised care. In recognition of this Decision Assist and Palliative Care Tasmania are delivering a series of free workshops to assist primary health care providers improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations and implementing a whole workplace approach.

Morning Session:

The fundamentals of Advanced Care Planning and Palliative Care: 10-12pm

  • Advanced care Planning and Palliative Care terminology

  • What are advance care directives and what do we do with them?

  • A whole team approach to advance care planning and palliative care, what is your role?

  • Communication – how do we have the difficult conversations?

Afternoon Session:

Advanced Care Planning and Palliative Care for health care providers; diving deeper: 12.45 – 3pm

  • What are the benefits of Advanced Care Directives?

  • What are your roles and responsibilities?

  • How can you communicate effectively about a person’s goals and values to inform practitioners about appropriate future medical treatment?

  • How can you incorporate ACD’s into your workplace and routine care?

  • What are the legal requirements?

These sessions have been created to meet a range of people providing different responsibilities of care and everyone is welcome to attend the session that most suits their learning requirements.




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