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Nurse Education Program
Are you a registered or enrolled nurse who is wishing to learn more about caring for a dying person?

This one day Masterclass is a must for generalist registered or enrolled nurses working in the non-palliative care setting who would like to know more about caring for dying patients.

The program will be presented by: 

Experienced palliative care nurses will facilitate the workshop.

Program Objectives
  • To recognise the signs that suggest a person is likely to be imminently dying 
  • To anticipate the symptoms common in dying patients and understand how to respond with evidence based strategies to manage both the patient and the family’s needs
  • To describe the care of a person before and after they die 
  • To be familiar with the Victorian legislative changes as they relate to decision making

Certificates with record of CPD hours will be provide

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Education & Simulation Centre, 3rd Floor Healy Wing – Building C,
St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy Victoria 3065

Directions to Event:
Public transport


Trams that stop at the corner of Nicholson Street and Victoria Parade are:
86   Bundoora RMIT – Waterfront City Docklands
96   East Brunswick – St Kilda Beach


Buses that stop near St Vincent’s on Victoria Parade include:
340  City – La Trobe University via freeway (all stops)
350  City – La Trobe University via freeway (limited stops)
402  Footscray – East Melbourne via North Melbourne
684  Eildon – Melbourne via Lilydale Station

Trains/ Walking

The closest station to St Vincent’s is Parliament Station, a 10 minute walk from our Fitzroy campus across Victoria Parade. Any city loop train can be taken to Parliament station.

Trams including the 109, 112, 86 and 96 stop near Parliament Station and will drop you at our Fitzroy campus.

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Car parking

Parking is available in:

The St Vincent’s underground car park located beneath the Main Hospital building, accessed via Fitzroy Street off Victoria Parade. A lift from the car park goes directly to the foyer of the main hospital building. Operating hours are 6.30am to 10.30pm (Mon to Sun), Tel: (03) 9288 479

The St Vincent’s multi-storey car park located behind St Vincent’s & Mercy Private Hospital, accessed via Fitzroy Street off Victoria Parade. Operating hours are 6.30am to 10.30pm (Mon to Sun), Tel: (03) 9288 4799

There are metered parking spaces in the streets near the hospital. Council parking officers are vigilant in the streets around the hospital, so please note the parking restrictions.


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