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

Cross-cultural Care Program for Aged Care Staff
Flinders University
Register at Open Learning

Distance Education Course in Palliative Care Nursing
International Institute of Palliative and Supportive Studies
iipss@flinders.edu.au
(08) 7221 8215

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

Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE)
Cancer Council Western Australia
pasce@cancerwa.asn.au
(08) 9382 9300

PCOC: Online Essentials Course
Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative: PCOC

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

Palliative Care Clinical Attachment for GPs (878kb pdf)
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
(03) 9231 5000

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

Palliative Care Tasmania
Different dates and locations

2018

Two Day Masterclass on palliative and end of life Care
October 23-24
Queanbeyan, New South Wales

Bairnsdale - The Time of Dying
October 29
Lucknow, Victoria

Symptoms in Advanced Illness
October 29-30
Darlinghurst, New South Wales

Palliative Care for Patient Care Assistants
October 30
Shenton Park, Western Australia

Palliative Care WA Forum Series: #1 Palliative Care
October 30
Floreat, Western Australia

PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop - East Melbourne VIC
October 31
East Melbourne, Victoria

PEPA SA Palliative Approach (Acute Care) SAPS
October 31
Bedford Park, South Australia

End of life care workshop
November 1
South Morang, Victoria

PEPA Culture Centred Care - Indigenous Perspectives Workshop - Melbourne
November 1
East Melbourne, Victoria

The Spiritual Dimensions of Palliative Care
November 3-4
Broadway, New South Wales

Inverloch - The Time of Dying
November 12
Inverloch, Victoria

Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW - A palliative approach (Nurses & Allied Health)
November 12
St Leonards, New South Wales

Warragul - The Time of Dying
November 12
Warragul, Victoria

PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop - East Melbourne VIC
November 13
East Melbourne, Victoria

ACT PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop
November 13
Barton, Australian Capital Teritory

Introductory Paediatric Palliative Care Workshop
November 16
South Brisbane, Queensland

Palliative Care WA Forum Series: #2 Advance Care Planning
November 20
Floreat, Western Australia

Difficult Conversations: Delivering Bad News
November 21
Online, Webinar

Palliative Care Essentials - 1 Day Short Course
November 22
Heidelberg, Victoria

For GPs - GP Palliative Shared Care Orientation Day
November 24
North Adelaide, South Australia

Traralgon - The Time of Dying
November 26
Traralgon, Victoria

Palliative and end of life care Research Day (1.30MB pdf)
November 26
Kogarah, New South Wales
Register

Newcastle, NSW - Pharmacology in Palliative Care for Nurses (RNs, EENs)
November 27
Charlestown, New South Wales

Charlestown, NSW - A palliative approach. Allied health and children with a life-limiting illness.
November 28
Charlestown, New South Wales

PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop - Melbourne VIC
November 28
Fitzroy, Victoria

Grief, Bereavement and Palliative Care
December 5
Online, Webinar

2019

Palliative Care: The Essentials
February 7-8
Melbourne, Victoria

Palliative Care WA Forum Series: #3 Voluntary Assisted Dying
February 12
Floreat, Western Australia

ACT PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop
February 19
Barton, Australian Capital Teritory

Historical, Theoretical and Developmental Perspectives on Bereavement
February 21-22
Melbourne, Victoria

ACT PEPA Palliative Approach Workshop
May 28
Barton, Australian Capital Teritory

Pain Assessment and Management in Palliative Care
July 18
Melbourne, Victoria

Symptom Management in Adult Palliative Care
July 19
Melbourne, Victoria

Clinical Ethics - the Basics
August 8
Melbourne, Victoria

“Doing” Ethics
August 9
Melbourne, Victoria

Communicating Ethically
August 12
Melbourne, Victoria

Incorporating Ethics into your Daily Practice
August 13
Melbourne, Victoria

Identification, Assessment and Management of Distress
August 15-16
Melbourne, Victoria

Management of Imminent Death and Complex Cases
August 19
Melbourne, Victoria

Special and At Risk Populations. Working with Other Professionals
August 20
Melbourne, Victoria

Palliative Care in a Non-Malignant Context
September 2
Melbourne, Victoria

Family Centred Palliative Care and Cultural Issues
September 3
Melbourne, Victoria

Last updated 20 October 2018