Fundamentals of Palliative Care – Day 1

Fundamentals of Palliative Care – Day 1


Type: Education Course
Time/Date: 9:00am - 2:30pm, 14 October 2020
Location: Hospice Whanganui Training Room

REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

Cost: $40 for the two-day workshop – includes morning tea

The Hospice New Zealand Fundamentals of Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary education resource aimed at supporting and educating all health professionals who are working with patients and families/whanau requiring a palliative approach. Their are ten modules which are delivered over two days.

The modules are:

· Essence of palliative care

· Ethical issues in palliative care

· Introduction to spiritual care

· Communication skills

· Palliative care for people with a chronic illness

· Palliative care for people with dementia

· Pain and symptom management including pharmacology (the pharmacology session is optional)

· Last days of life

· Grief and loss

· Caring for ourselves

For an outline of the programme please contact:

Alison Buchan

Email: alisonb@hospicewanganui.org.nz

Phone: 349 0080 xtn 227


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