“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.
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
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 email@example.com or phone 9382 9300.