Palliative Care August Virtual Online Education Sessions

cameron@tascoss.org.au

11 August 2020

Online

Organized By

Palliative Care Tasmania

    This training is available to anyone working or volunteering in health, community aged care. Community members are who are exploring end of life issues are also welcome.

    Learning outcomes:

    • Understanding the ageing process
    • Signs of ageing and how to prevent/slow down the ageing process.
    • Nutrition – important nutrients and other nutritional considerations.
    • Exercise – types, maintaining muscle mass (i.e. use it or lose it).
    • Nutrition in Palliative Care – value of food at end of life, using appropriate language.
    • Comfort and nutritional requirements at end of life.
    • Lifestyle factors to reduce cognitive decline and dementia.
    • Nutrition, exercise, socialisation, sleep, environment, mental activity.

    This online session is FREE to attend. Once you register, we will be in touch with a link and additional resources to ensure you are well prepared for the session.

    Find out more and register.

    Learning outcomes:

    • Palliative care and palliative approach.
    • Being comfortable with discussion of death and dying.
    • When is a palliative approach or palliative care appropriate? Trajectories.
    • Who can receive palliative care?
    • Who provides palliative care services in Tasmania? Multidisciplinary care.
    • National Palliative Care Standards and the Tasmanian Palliative Care Community Charter.
    • Communication skills – responding to people in palliative care, including their families/carers.
    • Palliative care service delivery in Tasmania.

    This online session is FREE to attend. Once you register, we will be in touch with a link and additional resources to ensure you are well prepared for the session.

    Find out more and register.

    Learning outcomes:

    • What is advance care planning (ACP)
    • Why ACP, end of life realities & benefits of ACP
    • Advance Care Planning & Advance Care Directives (ACD)
    • When are advance care plans used
    • Who should have an ACP?
    • Legalities of Advance Care Planning in Tasmania
    • The Tasmanian Advance Care Directive – new form 2020
    • Guiding your care
    • Understand substituted decision-making options in Tasmania
    • How to start difficult conversations:
    • Putting into practice
    • ACP: a vital part of palliative care.

    This online session is FREE to attend. Once you register, we will be in touch with a link and additional resources to ensure you are well prepared for the session.

    Find out more and register.

    For a full list of training please visit www.pallcaretas.org.au/events.