Friday 11am-12.30pm Workshops and Concurrent Sessions

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Theme: Transforming Clinical Care
Chair: Prof Jane Phillips
Venue: Auditorium

Theme: Transforming our Landscape
Chair: Dr Peta McVey
Venue: Twilight Room 1

Theme: Transforming Care Holistically (Carers)
Chair: Caroline Short
Venue: Twilight Room 2

Theme: Transforming Care Holistically
Chair: Melissa Cumming         Venue: Party Room

Clinical Workshop 1:
An introduction to palliative care
symptom management and assessment – Physical symptoms.
– Introduction
Prof Jane Phillips (Nurse)
– Breathlessness
Dr Anthoulla Mohamudally
– Itch, Hiccups an dother hard to manage symptoms Dr Frank Brennan
– Delirium
A/Prof Christine Sanderson
– Catastrophic Terminal Events
Linda Magann

Listen, acknowledge, respond: Addressing the mental health treatment gap.
Julianne Whyte

Carer experiences of palliative care: Informing and transforming practice through an exploration of carer narratives.
Kristin Bindley

Workshop 1: Transformed by art.
Explore how art is available to us and invites us to be in touch with the deeply transforming experiences we have as practitioners in palliative care.
Dr Leonie Zadow
Max: 40. Please book in advance

Dying is difficult in any language: The views of palliative care nurses on barriers to access to palliative care for patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Liz Lobb

Are rural and remote patients, families and caregivers needs in
life-limiting illness different from those of urban dwellers? A narrative synthesis of the evidence.
Emily Saurman

A changing landscape?
A snapshot of palliative care advanced trainees and intentions towards rural practice in Australia.
Alison Blight

Understanding the sleep disturbances experienced by caregivers to highlight the need for better monitoring and treatment to improve caregiver outcomes.
Kirstin F Maltby

Carter v Canada: Perspectives on physician assisted dying.
Linda Ora

What can we learn from family caregivers about hope during a home death?
Matra Robertson