Karen Fawkes – Placement Activity

Karen Fawkes is a Nurse Practitioner from Bethanie on Pier Aged Care Service WA who attended placement and created an education resource to support other Nurse Practitioners prescribe medication for end-of-life care.  Karen has kindly shared…

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Renee Kelly – Placement Reflection

Renee attended a PEPA Placement with the goals to learn more about communication in palliative care and end of life care.  Renee observed many instances where communication was focused on patient medication, chemotherapy drugs and uses,…

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Jocelyn Lee – Placement Reflection

Jocelyn’s goal of placement was to get a ‘birds-eye’ view of metropolitan palliative care providers that patients are referred to in order to better equip myself with external knowledge and be better informed about services in…

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Blake Currie – Placement Outcome

Blake completed a PEPA placement with a very clear outline of what he wanted the outcome to be.  Blake wanted to to have open discussions about advocacy services for patients and families  so that there is…

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Rebecca Warren – Placement Reflection

Rebecca completed a PEPA placement so as to enhance her knowledge of Palliative aspects of care that are delivered throughout the acute care, community care and hospice settings within WA.  This is vital to understand for…

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Jodie Tassell – Placement Reflection and Outcome

Jodie completed her placement as her workplace was developing a proposal for their own Advanced Care Plan (ACP) clinic to target the older adult cohort it services. Jodie believes that her PEPA placement will continue to…

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Neelam Medtiya- Placement Reflection

Neelam completed her placement with the goals focused on: Learning how to apply different types of assessment tools like PCOC and SPICT and knowledge of their evaluations outcomes in different settings where they have been implemented.…

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Peta Virtue – Placement Reflection and Outcome

Peta has been nursing for 30 years throughout various areas of health and attended her placement as she wanted to increase her knowledge about palliative care and end of life care.  Peta notes that she has…

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Benjamin Sinclair – Placement Outcome

Benjamin completed his 3 days of placement so as he could understand more about palliative care considerations for children and families who are in an Emergency Department (ED) environment.  Benjamin notes that “in the ED palliative…

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Emily Nielsen – Placement Reflection

Emily enjoyed her placement and was “grateful to see a hospice ward as I have never been to one”.  Emily took time to see how the hospice, hospital and community care all intersect for patient care. …

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Paula Taylor – Placement Reflection and Outcome

Paula attended a placement as although she is not a clinician it is vital in her role that she understands What drugs and treatment are being administered by the person’s treating doctor, the palliative care team…

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Rebecca Connor – Placement Reflection and Outcome

Rebecca was motivated to attend a PEPA placement so as she could improve her communication to patients and families in regards to care trajectories of patients requiring palliative care and end of life care.  Rebecca noticed…

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