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Registered Nurse ‘Introduction to Palliative Care’ Course

October 15 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Introduction to Palliative Care for Registered Nurses (Div 1 & 2)
Two day course with the option of additional one or two days (one on the road with a nurse)
Thursday 15th and 22nd October, 2020 (optional day 29th October and Day 4 on the road early November)

This course – relevant to all care settings – aims to provide Division 1 and Division 2 RNs with an introduction to palliative care.

It explores the comprehensive needs of the dying and their families and gives an overview of some common issues that confront professional carers on a day-to-day basis when caring for the terminally ill.

Option 1 Days 1 & 2 – $360

Option 2 Days 1, 2 & 3 – $535

Option 3 Days 1-4 – $680

Topics include the following

Day 1 & 2 (mandatory)

● Aims and Philosophy of Palliative Care/Palliative Approach

● Gastrointestinal Symptoms

● Respiratory Symptoms

● Pain Assessment & Management

● Nutrition & Hydration

● Dying Process & End of Life Care

● Spiritual Care

● Grief and Bereavement (including Self Care)

● Complementary Therapies

● Communication

Day 3 (optional)

● Malignant Wounds

● Palliative Care Emergencies

● Syringe Drivers (not competency based)

● Dementia

● Advance Care Planning

Day 4 (optional)

● Optional day on the road

Observing Capacity of Grade 3 nurse visiting clients in the home. Please note this is capped at 12 participants who have completed Day 1 & 2.

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
8:45 am - 5:00 pm

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