From: $0.00 (GST incl.)
This course is suitable for all staff working in Aged Residential Care, Primary health and Community health.
Cost: $60 per day (gst incl.)
Light morning and afternoon tea provided, self-catering for lunch.
These sessions have sparked something within me. I am definitely more equipped to guide myself to assist others through the spectrum of palliative care
I can go away and feel much more confident with going forward in my care of palliative care nursing.
This programme, delivered over 3 full days was developed by Hospice New Zealand to support the learning and knowledge of staff supporting palliative care. There are 10 modules and comprehensive information can be found on the Hospice New Zealand website: http://www.hospice.org.nz/education-and-training
There are a number of learning requirements to gain certification for each module; course reading, workshop attendance and a post session learning activity. This course is suitable for all staff working in Aged Residential Care, Primary health and Community health.
Dates & Sessions:
Wed 29 May & Tues 6 August
Sessions 1, 2, 3
- Essence of Palliative Care
- Ethical Issues in Palliative Care
- Pain & Symptom Management
Wed 12 June & Tues 20 August
Session 4, 5, 6
- Palliative Care for People with Chronic Illnesss
- Palliative Care for People with Dementia
- Communications Skills
Wed 26 June & Tues 3 September
Session 7, 8, 9, 10
- Last Days of Life
- Loss and Grief & Caring for Ourselves
May/June Malvina Major Retirement Village, Khandallah
Aug/Sept Midlands Garden Retirement Village, Paraparaumu