The Centre for Palliative Care provides a range of professional
development opportunities to health care services that cater to patients and
families facing life-limiting illness, and individual health care practitioners
who wish to increase their knowledge and expertise in palliative care.
Our Customised Training Programs for health care services are tailored to meet the needs of
each service provider, with our specialist clinicians able to provide
multi-disciplinary on-site training.
For health care professionals, we offer courses that suit every
level of expertise:
For those with limited experience in
palliative care, our free, Online Course provides
a general introduction. There are a number of Short Courses for
health professionals (doctors (including general practitioners), nurses (including
enrolled nurses), and allied health professionals)) who want to increase their
palliative care knowledge without completing an entire post graduate course.
The Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care gives a
comprehensive grounding in the area for health professionals.
The Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care is an
extension of the Specialist Certificate, for those wishing to develop a more
Throughout the year we offer several
Masterclasses which target advance practice nurses from all areas who work with
patients with advanced disease. We are in the process of developing new
Masterclasses for 2019. The current Masterclass options include:
- Physical Assessment of the Palliative Care
- Pain Assessment and Pharmacological
Management for a Palliative Care Patient
- Recognition and Management of an Imminently
Continue to check the website
homepage for upcoming Masterclasses.
Masterclasses can be offered as part
of our Customised Training Programs
For more information contact:
Education Coordinator, Centre for Palliative Care