Emergencies in Palliative Care

Event Date: Wednesday 4 March, 2020
Time:2-4pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free
Target Audience:Doctors, Junior Doctors in: Haematology, Medical Oncology, Emergency Departments, Acute Medical Units and General Medical Teams and Paramedics
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://emergencies-4-mar-2019.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Despite all the best planning, medical emergencies can occur in your palliative patients. Rapid recognition and response is vital to ensure reduced suffering and maintain quality of your palliative patient’s life.

Learning areas

  • Gain or refresh your knowledge to be vigilant to the signs or symptoms of a palliative medical emergency in your patient
  • Maintain quality of life for a palliative patient and avoid unnecessary suffering
  • Understand and respect the patient’s wishes and concerns
  • Know when to involve or link back into palliative care services

Presented by

Dr Yamin Myat Aye, Palliative Care Physician

Kalamunda Hospital and Pilbara Regional consultant

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Emergencies in Palliative Care flyer (82kb).Complete registration online at https://emergencies-4-mar-2019.eventbrite.com.au.

Registering for all PaSCE events and workshops is essential. Please ensure that you register all participants’ direct contact details to ensure that they receive all the required event information directly.  Unfortunately we have had an increasing number of “No Shows” at our events during 2019. PaSCE will be charging a non-attendance fee for all events where there has been no notice of cancellation prior to the event. The fee will be the cost of the event for paid events or $20 per person for free events. 

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


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