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Training Workshops

Hospice Southland is proud to provide a range of training and education opportunities within our local community. Please see below a selection of workshops coming up in 2020.

END OF LIFE STUDY

A day to develop skills and knowledge relating to end of life care in the Hospital and the community to enhance outcomes for patients and families. 

When:
Invercargill  –  Thursday 14th May
8.30am – 4pm

Cost:
$20

CULTIVATING AND SUSTAINING COMPASSION IN CARING PROFESSIONALS

Developing our capacity for compassion makes it possible for us to help others in a more skillful and  effective way. And compassion helps us as well - Joan Halifax

This workshop will cover...

  • The meaning of true compassion
  • Supporting patients/clients and families in a compassionate way
  • Looking after our colleagues
  • Self compassion in emotionally challenging work

When:
Invercargill  –  Thursday 20th August
9am – 3pm

Cost:
$60 per attendee

COMPANIONING THE DYING

Palliative care education for those who spiritually share the journey with people  who are nearing the end of their lives.

May be of interest to chaplains, ministers, priests, pastoral care workers, health professionals and those who are interested in spiritual companioning.

This course covers the topics of presence, connectedness, meaning, hope, the tenets of companioning, suffering, bearing witness, metaphor and imagery near the end of life, surrender and acceptance.

Facilitator– Judith Stewart
Spiritual Support, Hospice Southland

When:
Invercargill  –  Wednesday 23rd June
9.30am – 4pm

Cost:
$60 per attendee

PALLIATIVE CARE LECTURE SERIES

Held the first Thursday of each month

A variety of experts in palliative care from NZ and around the world share their knowledge.

Please fill out the form below, phone or email to have your name added to the mailing list.

Phone: (03) 211 3081
Email:  education@hospicesouthland.org.nz

HOSPICE NZ PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION FOR CARE ASSISTANTS

This programme aims to provide Health Care Assistants with knowledge and understanding of the key principles and skills needed to provide quality palliative care.

This course includes the principles of palliative care, communication and support, pain and symptom  management, the process of dying, grief and loss.

When:
Invercargill – 11.30am – 1.30pm

  • 27th February
  • 5th March
  • 12th March
  • 15th October
  • 22nd October
  • 29th October

Cost:
$20 per session
(each date = 1 session)

SPIRITUAL AND CULTURAL FORUM

An opportunity to explore spiritual and cultural beliefs around death and dying in an open and inclusive environment.

  • A variety of speakers from different cultures will share their beliefs and experiences about dying and grieving.
  • An interactive opportunity for learning and sharing sacred aspects of living and dying.

This is open to both professionals and members of the wider community.

When:
Invercargill  –  Tuesday 22nd September
9am – 3pm

Cost:
$60 per attendee 

HOSPICE NZ SYRINGE DRIVER COMPETENCY

Theoretical and practical knowledge to assist Registered and Enrolled Nurses to safely manage  continuous  subcutaneous infusion. We offer hands on, interactive experience using practical examples in order to manage a subcutaneous infusion.

When:
Invercargill  –  1pm – 2.30pm

  • 4th February
  • 7th July
  • 3rd November

Gore  –  1pm – 2.30pm

  • 3rd March
  • 1st September

Queenstown Lakes Hospital  (numbers dependent)

  • 5th May

Cost:
$20 per attendee 

FURTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

We are able to offer education for the following topics for six or more people in your venue of choice, please contact us to find out more.

Te Ara Whakapiri

Te Ara Whakapiri are the Last Days of Life Guidelines specific to New Zealand. It is a nationwide care plan developed to ensure all Health Care Services are focused on delivering the very best care for people who are dying and their family/whānau in all settings including the home

Practice Nurse Education

We can provide Education on any aspect of Palliative Care tailored to the needs and requirements of your practice.

There are other options to access palliative education for  those in central Otago.
Contact details for further information are,

Glenda Hall
Education Coordinator
reception@otagohospice.co.nz

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