Cancer Nurse Wellbeing Workshop

Event Date: Monday 9 April, 2018
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Target Audience:Nurses working in oncology and palliative care settings
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email


This interactive workshop aims to increase knowledge and provide strategies which assist nurses to increase their capacity to cope with stress and to maximise their wellbeing. The content has been developed using previous research in this area and recent theories stemming from fields such as neuroscience and positive psychology.

Learning areas:

  • Wellbeing and stress
  • Personal control and capacity
  • Resilience
  • Common values, beliefs and behaviours
  • Relationships
  • Culture and environment
  • Cancer nursing scenarios
  • Self-discipline and motivation
  • Relaxation activities of laughter therapy, singing and mindfulness

This workshop is being evaluated as part of a larger research program and has been approved by Murdoch University Human Research Ethics Committee. Participants will be asked to sign a consent and complete some questionnaires before commencing the one-day workshop. The questionnaires will also be completed at 1-week and 6-weeks post workshop participation.

Presented by:

Professor Anne Williams is a nurse researcher from Murdoch University and the Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. There are several guest speakers from Murdoch, Edith Cowan, and Curtin Universities during the day and Professor Anne will be facilitating the sessions. She is passionate about improving the wellbeing of nurses and this innovative workshop is an opportunity for nurses to explore strategies that can help to make working and personal life less stressful.

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Cancer Nurse Wellbeing flyer (84kb). Complete registration online at


Enquiries: please email or phone 9382 9300.

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