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This is a FREE 3 hour Workshop for SIX people only at each practice. Gippsland Regional Palliative Care Consortium (GRPCC) and Gippsland PHN are partnering to provide training to general practitioners and practice nurses on evidence based therapeutic communications skills in the context of palliative care and Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD). The communication skills learned within these workshops are transferable across the breadth of care for all patients.

 

What the workshop offers:

 

  • Evidence based communication skills to use when discussing the transition to palliative care or VAD with cancer patients, their families and friends
  • The opportunity to practice skills in a safe environment using professionally trained actors
  • Small groups and the ability to meet individual learning objectives

‘This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program’ – Activity Number: 213984

Download flyer for more information.

 

If you are interested in booking this workshop please fill in the Expression of Interest form below.

 

TUESDAY or THURSDAY sessions preferred.

You will be contacted to confirm date availability. Your practice (or other suitable local venue) must be able to accommodate the workshop and provide use of suitable AV equipment (data projector & screen or smart TV). A light meal will be provided for 6 participants. Names and contact details of all attendees will be required on confirmation of workshop.

It is estimated that one in ten patients in any general practice is a carer. Carers provide a vital role, and enable patients to maintain their in dependence, wellness and quality of life. However, carers themselves can experience a range of negative health, social and financial impacts as a result of their caring role.

 

The Victorian carer strategy 2018-2022, developed with input from 1,500 carers, found that many carers will spend lots of their time in healthcare settings but will rarely have their own health needs identified or addressed.

 

The Carer Awareness in General Practice is an education kit that offers guidance for GPs to identify and support patients who are carers. Education covers recognition of the carer role, identifying and supporting carer needs and involving the carer in patient care. This education is accredited for RACGP and ACRRM professional development, provided when you complete all three short webinars and the associated survey.

 

Submit your details below to access the Carer Awareness in General Practice Education kit. Download flyer for further details.

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