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Personal Care Attendant ‘Introduction to Palliative Care’ Course

September 10 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

$180

Introduction to Palliative Care & Palliative Approach for Personal Care Attendants
One day workshop – $180 per person
Course 1:  Thursday 16 April, 2020, 8:45am – 5:00pm
Course 2:  Thursday 10th September 2020, 8:45am – 5:00pm

This course aims to provide Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) working in aged care facilities, disability or other community care providers, with an introduction to palliative care.

It explores the comprehensive needs of people at the end of life and their families, and gives an overview of some common issues that confront clients and carers on a day-to-day basis.

The course incorporates guidelines for a palliative approach to care.

Topics include the following

●  Aims and Philosophy of Palliative Care/ Palliative Approach

● Advance Care Planning

● Common Palliative Care Symptoms

» Fatigue

» Pain

» Nausea and vomiting

» Bowel and urinary symptoms

» Breathlessness

» Nutrition and Hydration

● Grief and Loss

● Communication Skills

● Dying Process and End of Life Care

Details

Date:
September 10
Time:
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$180
Website:
https://epc.asn.au/services/education-training/

Organizer

EPC
Phone:
1300 130 813
Email:
events@epc.asn.au
Website:
www.epc.asn.au

Venue

Eastern Palliative Care
Level 1, Building 2, 630 Mitcham Rd
Mitcham, Australia
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Phone:
1300 130 813
Website:
www.epc.asn.au