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Dubbo NSW - A Palliative Approach for Paramedics

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Westside Hotel

22-30 Whylandra St

Dubbo, NSW 2830

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PEPA aims to improve health professionals knowledge, skills & confidence in providing palliative care.

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COVID friendly venue. All attending this session may be required to have their temperature checked on entry, wear a mask, provide photo ID, sign in and out, provide mobile phone number, adhere to any other requirements if current climate changes. If restrictions increase this session may be moved to a ‘virtual’ session.

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: NSW Ambulance Paramedics regardless of their palliative care experience. REGISTRATION is essential due to limited places.

 Aim of workshop: Develop an understanding of a palliative approach for Paramedics.

 Topics include: Principles/ Philosophy of Palliative Care; managing common symptoms in palliative care; pharmacology & non-pharmacology in palliative care; end of life care, including case studies, Advance care planning, Grief/ loss/ bereavement; 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 catering provided)

 For further information contact:

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

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Dubbo, NSW 2830

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