Palliative Care: A Psychological Focus

Event Date: Thursday 26 September, 2019
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:$65 (inc GST)
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Facility Managers, Pastoral Care Workers, Aboriginal Health Workers, Counsellors
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


An important component of palliative care is addressing and responding effectively to psychological distress. 

Learning areas

  • Clinical guidelines and tools to identify psychological distress
  • Psychosocial care for:  

                     - Alcohol and drug dependence 

                     - Anxiety and associated disorders

                     - Suicidal ideation

                     -  Delirium – diagnosing and treating 

                     - Depression

  • Pharmacological and non pharmacological management of the symptoms 
  • Case studies 

Presented by: Karen Anderson, Clinical Psychologist

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Palliative Care: A Psychological Focus flyer (81kb). Complete registration online at

Enquiries: please email or phone 9382 9300.

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