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Enhancing care through excellence in education and research

The Centre for Palliative Care is part of St Vincent’s Hospital and a Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne. The Centre plays a pivotal role in the development and delivery of state-wide training and education programs for health professionals from a variety of disciplines. Our diverse research program, which includes collaborations with other palliative experts from throughout Australia and around the world, seeks to set benchmarks and improve practices in palliative care.

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Events 27 Feb
Recognition and Nursing Management of an Imminently Dying Person
 
Events 15 Feb
PEPA Workshop 2018

Education Programs

 
Professional Development The Centre has a strong commitment to developing, delivering and evaluating education programs that are targeted at health professionals who wish to further their knowledge and skills in palliative care.
 
Training Programs
 
Victorian End-of-Life Care Coordinating Program
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Research Programs

 
Psychosocial The Centre for Palliative Care’s psychosocial research stream aims to improve the overall quality of life of palliative care patients, and their informal caregivers and family, by investigating interventions that address those important psychological and social needs.
 
Health Services
 
Clinical Trials
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PEPA Workshop 2018
PEPA aims to improve Health care, Aged care and Disability Support Workers knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness.
 
Palliative care training at your facility
 
University of Melbourne - Professional Development Courses in Palliative Care
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