Volunteering in Palliative Care - FREE
Date: Wednesday 30 March
Venue: Cancer Council WA, Shenton Park
Volunteers currently working in a palliative care setting
This event will provide volunteers with knowledge and understanding of palliative care
Learning Areas include:
- A palliative approach
- The volunteer’s role in palliative care
- Boundaries and being part of the team
- Communication skills
- Loss, grief, bereavement
Date: 30 March 2022, Registration 9am, 9.15am - 2.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Requirement: Volunteers working in a palliative care setting
Palliative Approach for Residential Aged Care - PEPA
Palliative Care in Residential Aged Care
Come and join us for an interactive session, utilising group discussion and case studies to provide participants with a greater understanding of palliative care and how it can be implemented within the facilities they work.
- palliative approach
- communication skills
- advance care planning
- symptom recognition and understanding
- end of life care
Date: Tuesday 1 February 2022
Time: Registration 8.45am, 9.00am-2.30pm
Presenters: Bernadette Nowak, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Tina Dobrin, Social Worker
Metro Palliative Care Consultancy Service
For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 9382 9300
Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues
"Eliciting and responding to Emotional Cues"
Date: 8 February 2022
Time: 8.30am - 1.00pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA at 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park (see map below)
Designed for: Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals
This half-day workshop can help to enhance your communication skills and further develop resilience in discussing personal issues with patients, family and carers more effectively. By developing your communication skills you will also improve your professional relationships with patients and colleagues, whilst contributing to best practice and improving patient safety and outcomes.
The workshop involves participating in hypothetical scenarios with a simulated patient/actor and an experienced trained facilitator. There may also be a co-facilitator in training. We provide a safe, private and non-judgmental learning environment for you to practice and receive feedback on your communication skills.
• Develop effective fundamental communication skills
• Practice recognising emotional cues
• Embed intuitive responses through simulated role play
Parking: Free parking is available at 15 Bedbrook Place. See the map below for visitors parking information and directions to the Seminar Room.
General Practice and Oncology: Bridging the Gap
About this event
At this educational evening, the Head of Service Medical Oncology at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) will discuss cancer treatment modalities, including immunotherapy, and advise how best to enquire about your patient’s treatment and care. The tour of the cancer treatment facilities will provide valuable insight into the experience of patients diagnosed with cancer; bridging the gap between general practice and oncology. This session would be particularly relevant for health professionals practicing within the FSH catchment area.
5.30pm - Registrations and light meal
6.00pm - Welcome & introductions
6.05pm - Presentation and discussion | Dr Wei-Sen Lam, MBBS FRACP MHA - Head of Service Medical Oncology, Fiona Stanley Hospital.
- Most common cancer treatment modalities
- New advancements in cancer treatment i.e., immunotherapy
- How to enquire about your patient’s cancer treatment and care at FSH.
7.00pm - Cancer Centre Tour
7.15pm- Event close
This education is an approved CPD activity under the RACGP program - activity ID: 31622