GP Palliative Approach Workshop

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Date(s):
14/12/2017


Times(s):
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Location:
The Riversleigh Bairnsdale



Event Notes

NEW DATE! Event rescheduled! Now Thursday 14th December 2017.

The aim of the GP Palliative Care Workshop is to develop a greater understanding of the palliative approach to care and
its application in general practice.
The interactive workshop will be facilitated by clinicians with extensive palliative care experience.

Workshop will cover:

  • Key strategies for identifying individuals in the general practice setting who may be approaching the end of life.
  • Strategies for communicating with patients and families about prognosis and goals and preferences for care
  • The principles of end of life care, including assessment and management of pain and other common symptoms
  • Resources to support general practitioners to provide end of life care
  • Self care strategies to effectively manage the personal issues related to working in this field.

The Workshop is the result of a collaboration between Gippsland PHN and the Program of Experience in the
Palliative Approach (PEPA). Funding has been provided by the Australian Government Department of Health. PEPA has been
providing a range of funded clinical education activities, including tailored workshops throughout Australia for over 14 years.

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