Palliative Care: A Focus on Depression and Anxiety

Event Date: Thursday 4 June, 2020
Time:9am-11am
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free
Target Audience:Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Pastoral Care Workers, Facility Managers, Aboriginal Health Workers, Counsellors
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://depression-anxiety-4-june-2020.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

An important component of palliative care is addressing and responding effectively to psychological distress. In this session, we focus on the psychosocial care of depression and anxiety.

Learning areas

  • An overview of depression and anxiety in palliative care
  • Recognising depression and anxiety in your patient
  • Understanding the similarities and differences of the disorders
  • Identifying non pharmacological management and strategies for each of the disorders

Presented by

Karen Anderson, Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Lecturer

For more information and to register please see the Palliative Care: A Focus on Depression and Anxiety flyer (83kb). Complete registration online at https://depression-anxiety-4-june-2020.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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