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My Information Kit

Wednesday April 8th, 2015

My Information Kit allows a medical professional to select factsheets to print out for their patients or their carers.

Grants to support the development of female leaders in Health Care

Monday March 30th, 2015

In 2015 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across all sectors. Grant applications are open to women employed in the Health care sector across the following three levels.

1. Senior Management and Executive level Women Leaders – $11,000 Individual Grants to undertake the Advanced Leadership Program.

2. Women Managers – $4,500 Individual Grants to undertake the Accelerated Leadership Performance Program.

3. Women at all management levels – limited allocation of subsidised seats to attend the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium

Please contact Shreya Aggarwal, National Industry Scholarship Program, Australian School of Applied Management on 03 9270 9000 or via SAggarwal@asam.edu.au


Dementia Education, Bendigo, 28 April

Wednesday March 18th, 2015

Palliative approach to dementia care training will be provided 28 April, from 10am to 1pm, at Level 1, 10 – 16 Forest Street, Bendigo. The information about the course can be found here: Palliative approach_Flyer_Bendigo_April2015. The registration form is here: Registration_Alzheimers Dementia_Ed v1. Once filled it can be emailed to Kcozens@bendigohealth.org.au or faxed to 5454 6336.

Palliative Care Bridge

Thursday March 5th, 2015

The Palliative Care Bridge delivers innovative educational videos and resources on palliative care by respected experts and specialists in their fields. Theiraim is to better equip users of the site to gain confidence and specialised knowledge in the delivery of appropriate palliative care to people in need.

Dementia Massive OnLine Open Course

Thursday March 5th, 2015

The University of Tasmania will be running a MOOC on understanding dementia this year. If you wish to be advised of when registrations open go to their website.

Victorian Palliaitive Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative Forum 13 April

Wednesday March 4th, 2015

The Centre for Palliative Care is looking forward to the upcoming VPCNPC Forum being held on Monday 13th April 2015 from 10:00am to 3:15pm at the Education Centre, 3rd Floor Healy Wing, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. Registration and tea/coffee will be available from 9.30am with the program beginning at 10am.

It should be a fantastic day with a case study from Tom Whelan (NPC), followed by facilitated discussion, and presentations from Dr Sonia Fullerton (from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, who will provide an introduction to Palliverse – a palliative care research network across Australia and New Zealand) and Dr Tamsin Bryan, who will focus her presentation on Neurological Assessment. It should be a great day, ending with a presentation from A/Prof Mark Boughey on the role of medical mentor for NPs and NPCs. The program can be found here: VPCNPC forum agenda 2015

To register for the day, please follow the link  and please register ASAP.



Palliative approach to dementia care

Monday February 16th, 2015

Alzheimer’s Australia’s dementia education session has been organised for Tuesday 28 April from 10am to 1pm in Bendigo (Level 1, 10 – 17 Forest Street)..

Places are limited so book early by emailing kcozens @bendigohealth.org.au or ringing Kate Cozens on 5454 6169. Details of the session can be found in this flyer: Palliative approach_Flyer_Bendigo_April2015 (2)

A Palliative Care Approach – what’s my role as a PCA/EN

Wednesday January 28th, 2015

When: 23 March, 9.30 to 3.30

Venue: Golden Oaks Hall, Stoneham Street, Golden Square.

Cost: $20

To Register: down load this the 23 March registration form and email it to lmrpccs@bendigohealth.org.au or fax to 5454 6336

Master Class – Pharmacology in Palliative Care

Wednesday December 17th, 2014

This is a Master Class for GP’s, Specialist Palliative Care staff, RN’s and Clinical Mangers across all care settings. The day will review pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and the impact on use and doses of typical medications prescribed for palliative patients.

February 10, 2015. 9.30 am – 3.00 pm

5 ½ hrs

$80 registration by February 2, 2015.

Download Registration_Pharmacology v1 and fax to LMRPCCS on 54546336.

The Foundry Hotel Complex, Bendigo

Places are limited, so register early to ensure your attendance.


Centre for Palliative Care 2015 Courses

Monday December 8th, 2014

The Centre for Palliative Care will be running in 2015 a variety of short courses, graduate programs, a Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care, and a Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care. For more information contact:

Enrolment Enquiries

Gemma Devine

The University of Melbourne

Email: palliativecare@commercial.unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9810 3253


Course Content Enquiries

Karen Quinn

Centre for Palliative Care

Email: Karen.Quinn@svha.org.au

Phone: +61 3 9854 1665