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Physical Assessment of the Palliative Care Patient “A Masterclass”

Physical Assessment of the Palliative Care Patient “A Masterclass”

9:00AM - 4:00PM Wednesday 30th October 2019
41 Victoria St, Fitzroy, VIC
Registrations for this event are now closed.

Are you an experienced nurse wishing to enhance your skills, knowledge and competence in the process of conducting a physical assessment for a palliative care patient?

This ‘hands-on’ one day workshop is a must for senior nurses i.e. Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Nurse Practitioners or Nurse Practitioner Candidates.

This Masterclass will be facilitated by experienced palliative care clinicians.


Program objectives:

To describe the purpose and process for conducting a systematic approach to physical assessment of the palliative care patient.

To be able to perform an accurate and detailed clinical assessment with a focus on abdominal, respiratory systems and the Mental State Examination.

To ensure documentation accurately reflects the findings of the clinical assessment, and articulates assessment outcomes. 


Previous evaluations of the day include:

‘The best part of the day was having 'hands on' and individual instruction and questions answered by the doctors’

‘It was great to learn about systematic patient assessment and the importance of ensuring knowledge of patient history’                                                 

‘The most useful aspects of the day were the hands-on sessions - something I had never experienced before in palliative care education’

Please ensure you bring a stethoscope.