Theme: Palliative care in older people - Latest research, symptom management, communication and residential care
Palliative care is a key element of holistic, person-centred care.
As the population ages, the demographics of those requiring palliative care services continues to evolve and increase.
The speakers in this webinar will address key developments in research regarding palliative medicine, and how this translates to practice.
Symptom management strategies and communication techniques will be explored. Application of evidence and skills to the residential care setting will be discussed
- Learn from leading experts in the field of palliative medicine
- Update your knowledge on the latest research in palliative medicine
- Learn new strategies and techniques for symptom management and communication
Associate Professor Brian Le
Director of Palliative Care at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
including the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Brian is a specialist in both Palliative Medicine and Medical Oncology, and is an Associate Professor of the University of Melbourne. Brian is the immediate past-Chair of the Training Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, responsible for training of all palliative medicine specialists in Australia and New Zealand. Brian is involved with many other Commonwealth and State governmental and not-for-profit organisations concerning Palliative Care, and is a past chairman of Palliative Care Victoria. Brian is involved with research in the areas of palliative and supportive care, including clinical trials of novel therapies, and research into palliative care integration and benefits for patients and carer.
Dr Alexandra Clinch
Deputy director of Palliative Care at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
Alex has wide expertise in clinical palliative care practice, working across consultation teams, inpatient care and community care, following her background of training in general practice and radiation oncology. She is passionate in clinical teaching through her positions at the University of Melbourne in medical training and curriculum development for the Melbourne Medical School and her advisory role to the Commonwealth on Palliative Care education and training; she is a past state training coordinator for the Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program. Her research interests relate to issues of equity of access to palliative care and service development and quality improvement.
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NSW/VIC/TAS/ACT: 1:00 - 2:00pm ADST
QLD: 12:00 - 1:00pm
SA/NT: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
WA: 9:00am to 10:00am
NZL: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registrations ARE NOW CLOSED
Event Date & Time: Monday, 30th October 2017, 1pm to 2pm ADST
Event Location: WEBINAR
Registrations Open: 1st Oct 17 1:00 AM
Registrations Close: 20th Oct 17 6:30 PM
AAG Members: FREE
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