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Bathurst, NSW - A palliative approach in Aged Care.

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Heritage Building, Bathurst Hospital

Horwick Street

Bathurst, NSW

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Program Objective:

PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness.

The workshops are interactive and provide ample time for discussion through case presentations and examples (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control).

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Endorsed Enrolled/ Enrolled Nurses working in an aged care setting (Residential, Community, Hospital) with no/limited palliative care experience.

Aim of workshop: Develop an understanding of a palliative approach in aged care for people with a life-limiting illness and their families.

Topics include: A palliative approach; communication in palliative care context; advanced care planning - concepts and principles; symptom recognition and understanding; end-of-life considerations, use of the Adult Ambulance Palliative Care Plan, local services referral pathway, overview of PEPA and placement opportunities (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control).

Further information:

  • An email confirming registration to attend will be sent from PEPA to participants.
  • Please note that places are limited and registration is essential.
  • TICKET issued in 'good faith' that you meet the necessary criteria/target group for this session. Those not meeting the criteria/target group will be contacted by PEPA NSW to cancel their ticket.
  • Registration opens approximately 15 minutes prior to start time.

Cost: Free (light morning tea provided)

For further information contact:

PEPA NSW P: 02 9515 6424 M: 0428970012 E:SLHD-PEPA@health.nsw.gov.au

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