Foundation Seminar in Palliative Care
This seminar provides an overview of the principles, philosophy and ethics of a palliative approach. It aims to explore and discuss the pharmacist’s role within a multi-disciplinary team caring for people with terminal illness. There will be an emphasis on symptom management and the use of medications within the broader context of holistic care, patient setting and phase of care.
|Early bird (Until 26 July )||$496||$620|
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- Penelope Tuffin, Advanced Practice Pharmacist | Palliative Care and Pain Management, Pharmacy and Palliative Care Departments, Royal Perth Bentley Group
- Joan Ryan, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney | Chair, Palliative Care NSW
- Sandy Scholes, Pharmacist, Calvary Health Care Bethlehem & Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre | Sessional Academic, Monash University
Standard 1.2.2 Manage ethical issues arising in practice
Standard 2.1.1 Respect the personal characteristics, rights, preferences, values, beliefs, needs and cultural and linguistic diversity of patients and other clients, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Standard 2.1.2 Support and respect the rights of patients and other clients to contribute to decision-making
Standard 2.3.1 Use appropriate communication skills
Standard 2.3.2 Confirm the effectiveness of communication
Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
Standard 3.2.2 Provide primary care and promote judicious use of medicines
Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
Standard 4.1.1 Display emotional awareness and effective self-regulation of emotions
*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharamcists in Australia, 2016
This activity has been accredited for 3.25 hours of Group-1 CPD, and 3.25 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 9.75 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/54.