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Welcome to Barwon South Western Region Palliative Care Consortium

Palliative care education

FREE Lunchtime Sessions provided by SMRPCC

Tuesday 21 May 2024 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm AEST | Medications for Parkinson’s Disease at End of Life | online BOOK HERE

Palliative Care Education Webinar Series 2024

This Palliative Care Webinar Series is brought to you by the Barwon South Western Region Palliative Care Consortium in collaboration with Western Victoria Primary Health Network. Palliative care service providers from across the broader western Victoria region are welcome to attend. 

Tuesday 7 May 2024 | 2:30 to 3:30 pm AEDT | An overview of organ and tissue donation with Meaghan Bruns, Donation Specialist Nurse (Clinical Nurse Consultant)

Palliative Care Education Webinar Series 2024 – Session Three | Western Victoria Primary Health Network (westvicphn.com.au)

Tuesday 11 June 2024 | 2:30 to 3:30 pm AEDT | Anorexia and exercise in Palliative Care with Justine Watts, Dietician and Matt Ely, Physiotherapist |

Palliative Care Education Webinar Series 2024 – Session Four | Western Victoria Primary Health Network (westvicphn.com.au)

 

PCRN Forum 2024

Thursday 18 April 2024 | 2:00 to 3:00 pm AEST | Shaping Palliative Care Together: A Panel Discussion with Consumer Advocates | register online here

Back to the Future Palliative Care Conference 2024

Grampians Regional Palliative Care Team are delighted to host their 9th Palliative Care Conference. The conference will focus on the growth of Palliative Care in regional Australia over the past forty years and enhance our knowledge and skills of current and future innovative healthcare practices for people with a life limiting illness.

1 to 3 May 2024 | RACV Goldfields Resort, 1500 Midland Highway, Creswick Vic 3363 | BOOK HERE

LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Palliative Care eLearning is now live!

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia has launched the first two modules of the LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Palliative Care eLearning with two further modules coming soon. Access e Learning here

National Palliative Care Projects Hub

The National Palliative Care Projects are funded by the Department of Health and Aged Care. They work towards improving quality and access to critical support and treatment for people with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones.

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, a researcher, a carer, or someone living with a life-limiting illness – there’s something for you in the Hub.

The projects offer a range of tools and training opportunities aimed at expanding your skills and deepening your understanding of palliative care. They also provide information and work towards equitable access to palliative care, supporting people from diverse communities.

Palliative Care ECHO

A series of interactive case based virtual mentoring sessions that address a range of palliative care topics. Discussion of deidentified patient cases and 10-minute lectures aim to increase palliative care knowledge, skills and confidence in primary care health professionals. Currently, monthly sessions are held via Zoom on the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00 pm AEST.  More information is available here.

Sessions consist of:

Palliative Care: Getting Started

Free online course for health professionals that serves as an essential introduction to the key palliative care concepts required to provide best practice clinical care. Access here.

VCCC Alliance

The VCCC Alliance brings you the latest in cancer research, education and clinical care through engaging, relevant and informative events. Search their range of events online here.