Palliative Care and Chronic Illness: Renal and Respiratory Disease

Event Date: Monday 13 May, 2019
Time:9am-4pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:$95 (inc GST)
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Facility Managers, Pastoral Care, Aboriginal Health Workers
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://chronic-disease-13-may-2019.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Overview

“Chronic illnesses are a major cause of global death and disability. Now with medical advances, people can be living extended periods of time with these life limiting illnesses, including renal and respiratory diseases.” 

Reference: Palliative Care and Nursing: A guide to Practice, 3rd Edition.

This day will focus on case studies to better understand the palliative care link with chronic illness.

Learning areas

This workshop will look at:

  • General principles and physiology of chronic illnesses
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • When to refer to Palliative Care
  • Enhancing quality of life through symptom management
  • Critical Points – Advance Care Planning and Communication

Presented by

Facilitated and presented by Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Natalie Panizza.

Invited speakers from Renal and Respiratory specialities

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Palliative Care and Chronic Illness: Renal and Respiratory Disease flyer (84kb). Complete registration online at https://chronic-disease-13-may-2019.eventbrite.com.au

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


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