Dr Sarah Freeman – Placement goals and Outcomes

Dr Sarah Freeman is a GP who works at the Claremont Village Medical Centre, Claremont, Tasmania. Sarah’s goals and reflection of learning were: Goal – Gain a better understanding of medications used for symptom control. Reflection…

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Joanne Muskett – Workplace Activity Outcome

Joanne recently completed a placement and on return to her workplace she set about creating a in-service to educate staff on how to set up and manage syringe drivers for patients in their care.  The session…

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Alexandra Sun – Placement Outcome Report

Many patients and family prefer to have palliative care on the medical ward. Historically, managing patients in palliative care on the medical ward has presented some challenges, such as work stress and nurses’ skills and attitude…

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Carolyn Bodfish – Placement Reflection

Carolyn recently completed her placement in the Whittle Unit in Hobart. Carolyn was really interested on developing her knowledge and skill with communication in palliative care.  She was also interested in learning more about palliative care…

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Emmerton Park – Placement Outcome

Emmerton Park, located in the beautiful coastal town of Smithton, Tasmania had seven of their nursing and care team undertake another Reverse PEPA education program. The team members were made up of Registered and Enrolled Nurses,…

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Sarah McIntosh – Placement Outcome

Sarah McIntosh works on the beautiful north-west coast of Tasmania as a Clinical Support Officer with Ambulance Tasmania. She undertook her PEPA placement with the Specialist Palliative Care Service in Burnie in October 2020. Sarah’s post-placement…

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Mersey Community Hospital – Summary of Outcomes

Mersey Community Hospital has a new six-bed palliation ward within its facility recently opened at Latrobe.  It became a priority for Mersey Community Hospital to support their staff with education opportunities to provide a palliative approach…

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Ivan Ng – Placement Outcome

Ivan Ng is an Enrolled Nurse (EN) from Hobart who completed a PEPA placement recently.  Ivan has been working as an EN for 3 years and has always been interested in palliative care.   He was interested…

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Tandara Lodge Community Care Inc

Tandara Lodge Community Care Inc. is situated in Sheffield (the town of murals), North West Tasmania. Tandara operates a Residential Aged Care Facility and provides a range of health services.  Tandara commenced in the late 1970’s…

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