Saturday 1.30pm-2.30pm Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

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Theme: Transforming Clinical Care
Chair: Prof Jane Phillips
Venue: Auditorium
Theme: Transforming Clinical Care
Chair: Joan Ryan
Venue: Twilight Room 1


Theme: Transforming Clinical Care (regional, rural and remote)
Chair: Alison Dawes
Venue: Twilight Room 2

Theme: Transforming Dying
Chair: Beverley Mercer
Venue: Party Room









Clinical Workshop 2:
An introduction to palliative care
symptom management and assessment – Psychosocial symptoms.
– Introduction
Prof Jane Phillips
– Depression and Anxiety
A/Prof Greg Crawford
– Supporting Children
Dr Matra Robertson
– Anticipatory Grief
A/Prof Liz Lobb

Workshop 5: Transformed by Mentoring.
Dr Frank Brennan & Joan Ryan
This workshop will examine the role of mentoring
as a way to prepare for the future landscape of Palliative Care education
Providing end-of-life care in rural and regional Australia: Optimal expectations versus actual end of life care.
Peta McVey
What does it take for people to die where they choose and what effect does this have on formal and informal caring networks?
Debbie Horsfall
Ethical considerations of a longitudinal study of informal care networks across rural and remote NSW.
Emily Saurman
Dying2learn: The first ever Australian MOOC on death and dying.
Christine Sanderson
Transforming the landscape:
Exploring the experience of Australian rural palliative medicine specialists.
Alison Blight
The Good, the bad and
the ugly: How caring for my dying relatives changed me as a palliative care nurse.
Kathleen Wurth