CareSearch Blog: Palliative Perspectives

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PEPA moves workshops online

A guest blog post by Steph Dickinson and Sharon Wetzig, Learning and Development Coordinators - Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative, Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre, Faculty of Health at Queensland University of Technology

  • 10 February 2021
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 381
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PEPA moves workshops online

COVID-19 has brought about many challenges to providing education for healthcare professionals. Hence, education providers have had to come up with innovative ways to deliver workshops. In this blog Steph Dickinson and Sharon Wetzig from the Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative, Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre at QUT discusses how the Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) adapted to online formats of education and discusses the response to running workshops virtually.

The essence of palliative care nursing

A guest blog post by Janeane Harlum, District Palliative Care Manager & Service Development at South Western Sydney Local Health District and President for Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA)

  • 3 February 2021
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 768
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The essence of palliative care nursing

Nurses spend the greatest period of time with patients at the end of life and their loved ones.

In our sixth blog for the Part of Life series, Janeane Harlum, President for Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA) and Palliative Care Manager and Service Development at South Western Sydney Local Health District, talks about the fulfilling work of palliative care nurses and pointers for continuing professional development.

Palliative Care Nursing – looking back to where it started and where it is now

A guest blog post by Kate Swetenham, Nursing Director of Palliative Care Projects at SA Department for Health and Wellbeing

  • 27 January 2021
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 760
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Palliative Care Nursing – looking back to where it started and where it is now

Nurses play a critical role in providing holistic care and support to persons at the end of life and their loved ones. 

In our fifth blog for the Part of Life series, Kate Swetenham, Nursing Director of Palliative Care Projects at SA Department for Health and Wellbeing, discuss the important work of nurses and shares her experience and some pointers.

Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and its alignment to the National Palliative Care Strategy

A guest blog post by Suzanne Cosgrove, National Manager, Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA)

  • 4 November 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 489
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Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and its alignment to the National Palliative Care Strategy

In the eighth blog for our National Palliative Care Project series, Suzanne Cosgrove, National Manager for PEPA, discusses the projects aims to enhance the capacity of health professionals to deliver a palliative approach and how their education activities align with the guiding principles and goals set out within the National Palliative care Strategy.

End of Life Law for Clinicians: Supporting end of life and palliative care practice

A guest blog post by Penny Neller, Professor Lindy Willmott and Professor Ben White, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  • 23 September 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1830
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End of Life Law for Clinicians: Supporting end of life and palliative care practice

In the second blog for our National Palliative Care Projects series, Ms Penny Neller, Professor Lindy Willmott, and Professor Ben White from the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology discuss the End of Life Law for Clinicians program and how it works to  improve clinicians’ awareness and knowledge of end-of-life law through education.

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