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PCNSW Professional Education Day – AGNSW

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN PCNSW is holding the annual Professional Education Day at the Art Gallery of NSW during National Palliative Care Week 2019 on Friday 24th May. PCNSW is fortunate this year to be partnering with the Art Gallery of NSW. The existential aspects of Palliative Care, including bereavement, death anxiety, biography and the [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:43:27+11:00April 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Understanding Dementia MOOC starting 19th Feb

Course opens 19th February, 2019. New year, new goals? Interested in dementia? Enrolments are now open for the next Understanding Dementia MOOC offered by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania. Course opens: 19th February, 2019 Course duration: 7 weeks Course closes: 3rd May, 2019 (content is accessible across 10 [...]

By |2019-01-14T09:07:41+11:00January 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

AJGP feature celebrates that Palliative Care is a key role for GPs

Celebrating that “palliative care has progressed from the margins to having a key role and responsibility within the discipline of general practice” this month’s Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP) is running a feature on palliative care. In his editorial Stephen Margolis writes that - “Australians mostly wish to die at home, suggesting that general [...]

By |2018-11-28T17:02:23+11:00November 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Masterclass helps IMPACCT palliative care capacity in Southern NSW

During the week the IMPACCT (Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation) program delivered another Masterclass in Palliative Care, this time in Queanbeyan (Southern NSW Local Health District). The Masterclasses are designed to build palliative care workforce capacity in regional areas. Local CNC Jacky Clancy said that SNSWLHD provided 30 places [...]

By |2018-10-25T18:54:41+11:00October 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Free Understanding Dementia online course

The University of Tasmania's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is an easily accessible online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It's free and anyone can enrol. The ageing of human populations across the globe has contributed to dementia being identified as one of the public health issues of [...]

By |2018-07-12T13:04:04+11:00July 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Talking End of Life with people with intellectual disability

Conversations about death and dying can be difficult at the best of times. Having this conversation with someone with an intellectual disability might seem even harder. Just like everyone else, people with intellectual disabilities need to understand the issues that come with the end of life and to assist with this a new online toolkit [...]

By |2018-07-05T12:38:10+11:00July 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Register your interest now for the third Dying2Learn MOOC

Flinders University are set to press go on their Dying2Learn MOOC for the third time. Participation in the MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course, is free. This year’s MOOC will begin just after National Palliative Care Week, starting on the 28th May and running until the 9th July 2018. The first course in 2016 attracted [...]

By |2018-03-22T15:21:16+11:00March 22nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Forum a day of Professional Development in National Palliative Care Week

The the annual Palliative Care NSW Professional Development Education Forum was held at Campbelltown Hospital on Friday the 26th May 2017. Members and attendees heard from a diverse range of speakers on palliative care, aging and frailty, gynaecological oncology, HIV and aging, residential aged care, the medicinal cannabis compassionate use scheme and an update from [...]

By |2017-06-22T11:25:51+11:00May 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

How can we improve health literacy in diverse communities?

Westmead, Monday 8th May. Interested in health literacy? Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) has identified improved health literacy for western Sydney as one of its key priorities. How do we identify practical actions to improve health literacy in the diverse communities of Western Sydney? What are our roles as users and consumers of health [...]

By |2017-06-08T11:59:20+11:00April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments