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Upcoming Events

2018 Wellness Expo

Saturday, 3 March 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Location

Princes Wharf 1, Castray Esplanade
Hobart TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

Come and visit PCT at the 2018 Wellness Expo at Princes Wharf 1, Salamanca to talk all things palliative care. 

Palliative Care Education Session

Friday, 23 March 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

69-71 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

Palliative Care:

  • understanding the dying process, including nutrition, personal experiences of caring for the dying compassion fatigue and self-care.

 

Palliative Care Education Session

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

75 South Rd
West Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

Palliative Care:

  • Understanding the dying process, including;
    • nutrition 
    • personal experiences of caring for the dying
    • compassion fatigue; and
    • self-care.

Advance Care Planning

Friday, 6 April 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

Barossa Park Lodge, 17A Clydesdale Avenue
Glenorchy TAS 7010
Australia

Event description

Advance Care Planning:

  • Further information for families/residents.
  • Communication.
  • How to start difficult conversations, recognising triggers and steps to initiate conversation.
  • Implementing ACP into routine practice.

Specific Populations

Friday, 13 April 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

69-71 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

Specific Populations:

  • Death literacy (Advance Care Planning), palliative care and grief and bereavement for specific populations.

Specific Populations

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

75 South Rd
West Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

Specific Populations:

  • Death literacy (Advance Care Planning), palliative care and grief and bereavement for specific populations.

 

Palliative Care Education Session

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

11 Hutchins Street
Kingston TAS 7050
Australia

Event description

Palliative Care:

  • understanding the dying process, including nutrition, personal experiences of caring for the dying compassion fatigue and self-care.

Grief & Loss

Friday, 11 May 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

69-71 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

Grief & Loss:

  • Understanding current theories, what you see in grief.
  • Communication.
  • Self-care, compassion fatigue.
  • What children understand at specific ages and how they may respond in grief.

Grief & Loss

Friday, 18 May 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

Barossa Park Lodge, 17A Clydesdale Avenue
Glenorchy TAS 7010
Australia

Event description

Grief & Loss:

  • Understanding current theories, what you see in grief.
  • Communication
  • Self-care; and
  • Compassion fatigue

National Palliative Care Week 2018

Sunday, 20 May 2018 - 12:00am to Sunday, 27 May 2018 - 12:00am

Event description

Keep an eye on the PCT website and social media channels for information on events around the State to mark National Palliative Care Week 2018.

Past Events

Discussing End of Life - Workshops for Practice Nurses, Care Coordinators and GPs

Date:
Monday, 27 November 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

Location

Leven Centre, Mt St Vincent Nursing Home
75 South Road
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Advance Care Directives – Principles and Practice

  • What is Advance Care Planning
  • Tasmanian ACD document
  • Substituted decision making in Tasmania
  • The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations
  • Ethical and legal questions
  • Role of the doctor and clinical decision making
  • Implementing into practice

Difficult conversations

  • Introducing advance care planning
  • Responding to difficult questions
  • Recognising emotions
  • Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

After these sessions attendees will:
1. Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
2. Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
3. Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
4. Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with patients and/or families
5. Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
6. Have a greater understanding how Advanced Care Planning and End of Life conversations can be integrated into practice


The workshops will include interactive group discussions. There will be practical learning based on case scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care. Participants will be invited to consider how advance care planning discussions can be incorporated into practice systems.


North West
Monday 27th November Leven Centre, Mt St Vincent Nursing Home 75 South Rd, Ulverstone
All workshops:
Time: 10am-3pm registration from 9.30am
Morning and afternoon tea provided. BYO lunch
Registration: www.tas.palliativecare.org.au/events
Information: Sharon King 0407 124 261 Sharon.king@tahpc.org.au

Discussing End of Life - A FREE Workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Date:
Monday, 20 November 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

Location

Leven Centre, Mt St Vincent Nursing Home
72 South Rd
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

DISCUSSING END OF LIFE
A FREE workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Workshop topics:

Palliative and End of Life—what do we mean?

Discussing preferences for  end of life care

What is advance care planning?

Enduring Guardianship in Tasmania

Identifying substitute decision makers

The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations

Supporting consumers to have a voice in their care decisions

 Culturally and socially sensitive issues in discussing death, dying and advance care planning

Communication skills for Advance Care Planning

Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

Preparing for an information session for a public audience

Discussing End of Life - A FREE Workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Date:
Thursday, 16 November 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

Location

Ground Floor Meeting Room, McDougall Building
9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

DISCUSSING END OF LIFE
A FREE workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Workshop topics:

Palliative and End of Life—what do we mean?

Discussing preferences for  end of life care

What is advance care planning?

Enduring Guardianship in Tasmania

Identifying substitute decision makers

The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations

Supporting consumers to have a voice in their care decisions

 Culturally and socially sensitive issues in discussing death, dying and advance care planning

Communication skills for Advance Care Planning

Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

Preparing for an information session for a public audience

Discussing End of Life - A Workshop for Health and Community Service Providers

Date:
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

Location

Ground Floor Meeting Room, McDougall Building
9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Workshop topics:
Palliative and End of life—what do we mean?
Discussing preferences for end of life care

  • What is advance care planning?
  • Identifying substitute decision makers
  • The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations
  • Supporting consumers to have a voice in their care decisions
  • Culturally and socially sensitive issues in discussing death, dying and advance care planning
  • Communication skills for Advance Care Planning
  • Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
  • Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
  • Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
  • Be able to explain advance care planning to others
  • Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
  • Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with clients and consumers
  • Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
  • Have a better understanding of the needs of specific communities in Tasmania (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ and homeless people) when considering end of life preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions. There will be practical learning based on case scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

Morning and afternoon tea provided.  BYO Lunch.

Information: Sharon King 0407 124 261

Discussing End of Life - Workshops for Practice Nurses, Care Coordinators and GPs

Date:
Monday, 30 October 2017 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

Location

Ground Floor Meeting Room, McDougall Building
9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Advance Care Directives – Principles and Practice

  • What is Advance Care Planning

  • Tasmanian ACD document

  • Substituted decision making in Tasmania

  • The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations

  • Ethical and legal questions

  • Role of the doctor and clinical decision making

  • Implementing into practice

Difficult conversations

  • Introducing advance care planning

  • Responding to difficult questions

  • Recognising emotions

  • Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

After these sessions attendees will:
1. Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
2. Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
3. Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
4. Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with patients and/or families
5. Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
6. Have a greater understanding how Advanced Care Planning and End of Life conversations can be integrated into practice


The workshops will include interactive group discussions. There will be practical learning based on case scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care. Participants will be invited to consider how advance care planning discussions can be incorporated into practice systems.

South
Monday 30th October McDougall Building, Ground floor meeting room 9 Ellerslie Rd, Battery Point.

All workshops:
Time: 10am-3pm registration from 9.30am
Morning and afternoon tea provided. BYO lunch
Registration: www.tas.palliativecare.org.au/events
Information: Sharon King 0407 124 261 Sharon.king@tahpc.org.au

DISCUSSING END OF LIFE WORKSHOP FOR PEER EDUCATORS

Date:
Monday, 23 October 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

Cancer Council Building
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

DISCUSSING END OF LIFE
A FREE workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Workshop topics:

Palliative and End of Life—what do we mean?

Discussing preferences for  end of life care

What is advance care planning?

Enduring Guardianship in Tasmania

Identifying substitute decision makers

The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations

Supporting consumers to have a voice in their care decisions

 Culturally and socially sensitive issues in discussing death, dying and advance care planning

Communication skills for Advance Care Planning

Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

Preparing for an information session for a public audience

 

Discussing End of Life - North West Tasmania

Date:
Monday, 7 August 2017 - 10:00am

Location

The Leven Centre, Mount St Vincent Nursing Home
75 South Rd
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with  clients and consumers
  Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

Discussing End of Life - Northern Tasmania

Date:
Monday, 17 July 2017 - 10:00am

Location

Cancer Support Centre
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with  clients and consumers
  Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

Discussing End of Life - North and North West

Date:
Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 9:30am to Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 9:30am

Free workshops for Health & Community Service Providers in the North and North West

DETAILS

REGISTRATIONS https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DISCUSSEOLN-NW

Discussing End of Life Northern Tas

Date:
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 10:00am

Location

Cancer Support Centre
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning                                                                         with  clients and consumers
Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific
communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life
preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.


 

 

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