Dimensions of Spirituality in Palliative Care

Event Dates: Thursday 28 November, 2019 to Friday 29 November, 2019
Time:Thurs 28 Nov, 9am-5pm; Fri 29 Nov 9am-2pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Assistants in Nursing, Patient Care Assistants
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://spirituality-28-29-nov-2019.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Overview

Over the past two decades, there has been a worldwide resurgence of interest in this challenging, neglected aspect of health care. The importance of the spiritual dimension in all areas of healthcare is clearly outlined throughout ‘The National Palliative Care Standards 2018’ (Palliative Care Australia, 2018).

The purpose of the training is to demystify spiritual care and develop a more spiritually literate workforce.

Reference: Palliative Care Australia 2018, National Palliative Care Standards 5th edn, PCA, Canberra

Learning areas

  • Dimensions of Spirituality in Palliative Care

Presented by

Prof Doug Bridge has pioneered palliative medicine in Australia and Asia since 1983. Since 2002 he has concentrated on the spiritual dimension and led workshops in many countries. 

Co-facilitator:

Braden Short has over 30 years’ experience in pastoral care, education and counselling. He offers spirituality training to numerous health care staff members, particularly in relation to compassion fatigue. 

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Dimensions of Spirituality in Palliative Care flyer (167kb). Complete registration online at https://spirituality-28-29-nov-2019.eventbrite.com.au

Enquiries: please email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au or phone 9382 9300.


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