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Palliative care is commonly thought of as ‘terminal care’.
The Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service strives to build capacity and confidence in staff around palliative care issues at all stages of end of life.
Ed Gaudoin will be presenting this Guest Lecture and has a 15-year history of working in Consultative Nursing Palliative Care positions across the acute, hospice, community and residential aged care sectors.
- Asset Type Guest Lecture
- Learning Pathway Discovery
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Person-Centred Care, Palliative Care
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Primary Care, Respite Care, Hospice or Palliative Care, Transition Care
- Target Occupations Medical & Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Management & Administration, Education & Evaluation, Person Living with Dementia / Family Carer
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia
- Knowledge Translation Thinking
Clinical Nurse Manager, Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service
Learning OutcomesThis guest lecture will:
- Use a case study to discuss the growing need of palliative earlier rather than later in a person’s life
- Discuss the importance of early identification of a deteriorating resident and review a number of available assessment tools
- Discuss the importance of advance care planning to prevent unnecessary stressors to all care givers
This one hour guest lecture may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)