PEPA 2015-17 Infographic Summary

PEPA 2015-17 was successful in meeting targets for both clinical placements and workshops across Australia. An Infographic summary has been prepared. Click here to view.

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PEPA Palliative Approach Workshops for GPs

What is the GP – PEPA Project? The Australian Government Department of Health has provided funding for PEPA to work with primary Health Networks (PHNs) to deliver a Palliative Approach Workshop for GPs in each of the 31 PHNs by the end of 2017. The funding demonstrates the Government’s commitment to improving palliative care provision…

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Advance Care Planning Australia Training Modules

If you would like to learn more about advance care planning and become familiar with the documents and processes involved, Advance Care Planning Australia, based at Austin Health, offers online training modules. https://learning.advancecareplanning.org.au/

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Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources

Ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients feel culturally safe and receive culturally responsive care is a key responsibility of every health care provider. Guided by an expert advisory group comprised of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people representing various organisations within the health sector across Australia, CareSearch has created online resources that will…

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Music Therapy in Palliative Care

This resource was funded by the Tasmanian Association of Hospice and Palliative Care and prepared by Alexandra Morse, is a registered music therapist, practicing in North and North West Tasmania. The resource has an aged care focus. Music Therapy in Palliative Care

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Transferring Learning into Palliative Care Practice

Recently, Dr Stuart Ekberg and the PEPA team presented a research paper at the 13th Australian Palliative Care Conference. The study examined how structured workplace activities enhance learners’ scope to change palliative care practice. From semi-structured interviews with 33 learners involved in PEPA (interviewed before and after their scheduled completion of a workplace activity) it…

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Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative

New funding arrangements for 2015-2017: The Australian Government Department of Health funds a range of national palliative care projects to enhance the quality of palliative care service delivery and increase support for people who are dying, their families and carers. The overall aim is to improve access to high quality palliative care for all Australians…

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