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Community Palliative Care

The Community Palliative Care Education Programme is a series of learning packages designed for any health care worker – registered and non-registered staff – who are caring for people with a palliative care need.

There are four sessions in total covering a range of topics.  They are delivered in Invercargill, Queenstown and Gore.  Participants can complete the full series of packages or individual packages if their are specific areas of interest.  It is suggested that all participants complete the Essence of Palliative Care as a good introduction to the unique philosophy and concepts that underpin palliative care practice.

Session One

  • Essence of palliative care (pre-requisite for other sessions)
  • Pain and symptom management

Available in:

Gore  –  Tuesday 10th March
Invercargill  –  Thrusday 23rd July

Session Three:

  • Communication
  • Chronic Illness

Available in:

Gore  –  Tuesday 7th April
Invercargill  –  Thursday 20th August

Session Two

  • Pharmacology
  • Last Days of Life
  • Spirituality

Available in:

Gore  –  Thursday 26th March
Invercargill  –  Thursday 23rd July

Session Four:

  • Ethical Issues in Palliative Care
  • Loss and Grief
  • Caring for Ourselves

Available in:

Gore  –  Tuesday 21st April
Invercargill  –  Thursday 3rd September

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