The Spiritual Dimension of Palliative Care 2-Day Workshop

Event Dates: Wednesday 14 October, 2020 to Thursday 15 October, 2020
Time:Wednesday 14 October, 9.00am-5.00pm and Thursday 15 October 9.00am-2.00pm
Venue:To be confirmed
Cost:$50 (incl. GST)
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Chaplains, Allied Health Professionals, Assistants in Nursing, Patient Care Assistants
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 education opportunity to explore spirituality

This 2- day workshop offers a unique educational opportunity for all health professionals providing palliative care to explore and understand the importance of spirituality in all individuals


The spiritual dimension of palliative care is recognised as fundamental element of healthcare assessments alongside physical, psychological, cultural and social needs. (National Palliative Care Standards 2018) 

The purpose of this workshop is to engage all health professionals in recognising the importance of individual spirituality and  how to discuss the spiritual needs and values of all persons receiving palliative care.

Learning outcomes

  • Reflect on the healing nature of therapeutic relationships  
  • Develop and describe an understanding of spirituality
  • Explore individual and own spirituality 
  • Explore and describe belief systems and major religions of the world
  • Reflect on the importance of spirituality for patients and their families

Presented by

Professor Doug Bridge has an extensive background in palliative medicine and introduced palliative care services to Fremantle Hospital in 1983. He has international recognition in this field and is a dedicated advocate for embedding spirituality into healthcare education.

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the The Spiritual Dimension of Palliative Care  flyer (92kb). Complete registration online at

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. 

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