Short Courses and Workshops

Short courses and workshops provide opportunities for ongoing professional development. The learning outcomes for the activity should build or extend the graduate or specialist capabilities depending on your learning needs.

Short courses related to palliative care are detailed below. Please contact the relevant institution for further information on these palliative care short courses.

If you are running a short course that you would like added to this list, please contact us at caresearch@flinders.edu.au

Continuously enrolling

Bereavement Counselling Practice Internship
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
info@grief.org.au
(03) 9265 2100

Distance Education Course in Palliative Nursing
International Institute of Palliative and Supportive Studies
iipss@flinders.edu.au
(08) 7221 8229

Education in Paediatric Palliative Care
Quality of Care Collaborative (QuoCCA)
susan.johnson4@health.qld.gov.au
(07) 3068 4699

Mind the Gap: A Professional Development Course addressing Mental Health in Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care
Listen, Acknowledge, Respond
Julianne.whyte@amaranth.org.au
1800 70 10 22

Palliative Care Assessment Tools Workshop: PCOC Fundamentals
Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative: PCOC
lindaf@uow.edu.au
(02) 4221 5092

The Problem of Pain & The Management of Pain
Pain Management Research Institute
gtague@med.usyd.edu.au 
(02) 9926 5192

Palliative Care: Getting Started
Centre for Palliative Care
(03) 9416 0000

2017

Mindfulness for Health Professionals
March 20
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Palliative Approach for Allied Health Professionals
March 21
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Communication Workshop: "Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues"
March 23
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Managing Volunteers:Understanding the Legal Issues
March 23
Blacktown, New South Wales

Communication Workshop: "Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues"
March 27
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Principles of Palliative Care Module 2
March 27
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Volunteering in Palliative Care
March 29
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Cultural Humility in Palliative Care from a multicultural perspective
March 30
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Paediatric Palliative Care Workshop
March 30
Southport, Queensland

Communication Workshop: Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues
April 4
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Grief in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Support the Bereaved
April 4 TBA*
Perth, Western Australia

Engaging in Effective Brief Contact or Single Session Bereavement Support
April 5 TBA*
Perth, Western Australia

Advance Care Planning for people with impaired decision making capacity
April 6
The Hawke Centre, South Australia

Say it forward: Advance Care Planning
April 6
South Plympton, South Australia

Supporting the Bereaved and Grieving Child
April 18 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Communication Workshop: Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues
April 19
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Principles of Palliative Care Module 1
April 27
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Cultural Humility in Palliative Care from a multicultural perspective
May 2
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Communication Workshop: Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues
May 4
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness Retreat: 2-day Residential Experience
May 5-6
Shoalwater, Western Australia

Grief in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Support the Bereaved
May 11 TBA*
Brisbane, Queensland

Say it forward: Advance Care Planning
May 11
Morphett Vale, South Australia

Engaging in Effective Brief Contact or Single Session Bereavement Support
May 12 TBA*
Brisbane, Queensland

Supporting the Bereaved and Grieving Adolescent
May 12 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Communication Workshop: Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues
May 17
Shenton Park, Western Australia

A Showcase of South Australian Clinical Research in Palliative Care
May 22
Hawke Centre, South Australia

"Difficult Cases" Review and the Role of Clinical Supervision
May 23 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Respiratory Illness and Palliative Care
May 25
Hawke Centre, South Australia

Knowledge Nurture Nourish Network
May 26
Adelaide, South Australia

Principles of Palliative Care Module
May 30 TBA*
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Grief in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Support the Bereaved
June 1 TBA*
Sydney, New South Wales

Palliative Care Essentials
June 1
Heidelberg, Victoria

Engaging in Effective Brief Contact or Single Session Beereavement Support
June 2 TBA*
Sydney, New South Wales

Communication Workshop: "Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues"
June 4
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Advanced Paediatric Palliative Care
June 6
Wembley, Western Australia

PCOC Fundamentals Workshop
June 7
Adelaide, South Australia

Communication Workshop: "Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues"
June 14
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Communication Workshop: "Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues"
June 29
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Grief in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Suport the Bereaved
July 21 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Telephone Counselling: An Effective Intervention for Supporting the Bereaved
August 3 TBA*
Perth, Western Australia

Supporting Children and Adolescents Experiencing Grief and Loss
August 4 TBA*
Perth, Western Australia

Palliative Care Resource Nurse Course
August 10-October 13
Heidelberg, Victoria

Supporting Bereaved Clients with Complex Needs: Responding to Complicated Grief
August 11 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Grief in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Support the Bereaved
September 18 TBA*
Adelaide, South Australia

Telephone Counselling: An Effective Intervention for Supporting the Bereaved
September 18 TBA*
Brisbane, Queensland

Engaging in Effective Brief Contact or Single Session Bereavement Support
September 19 TBA*
Adelaide, South Australia

Supporting Children and Adolescents Experiencing Grief and Loss
September 19 TBA*
Brisbane, Queensland

Say it forward: Advance Care Planning
October 19
Prospect, South Australia

Health Professionals Forum
October 26 TBA*
To be announced, South Australia

Telephone Counselling: An Effective Intervention for Supporting the Bereaved
November 2 TBA*
Sydney, New South Wales

Supporting Children and Adolescents Experiencing Grief and Loss
November 3 TBA*
Sydney, New South Wales

Telephone Counselling: An Effective Intervention for Supporting the Bereaved
November 14 TBA*
Mulgrave, Victoria

Palliative Care Essentials
November 16
Heidelberg, Victoria

Say it forward: Advance Care Planning
November 23
Alberton, South Australia

Last updated 16 March 2017