Palliative Care Workshops 2021


Palliative Care Work Shops 2021

Presenters: Debi Austin, Jacqui Swain, Julia Ward
Dates: 27 May, 21 October 2021
Time: 0830-1600
Venue: Conference Room 1, Hospice Waikato, 334 Cobham Drive, Hillcrest, Hamilton
Cost: $25 (includes morning tea and lunch)

Advance care planning is an important aspect of helping people to take control of their own health. It helps patients to clarify their thinking about what is important to them as they near the end of their life.

• What is an Advance Care Plan and Advance Directive?
• What is the legal framework in the context of ACP and Advance Directives?
• How and when is an ACP used?
• As a health professional how do I structure and document an ACP conversation?

Applicants are expected to have completed the Level 1 on-line (4) modules prior to attending the workshop. To login into your L1 modules go to:
Please note: You will need to create an account to be able to log in and register to access the eLearning.

Presenters: Andrea Dobbs, Jacqui Swain, Philippa Twigg
Date: 22 July 2021
Time: 0830-1600
Cost: $25 (includes morning tea and lunch)

Cultural Awareness
• What is culture?
• How does our own culture impact on our professional practice?

Guidelines for Cultural Competence
• Treaty of Waitangi
• Organisational policies
• Professional guidelines and resources

Practicing Cultural Competence
• What does cultural competence like in practice?
• A perspective on Cultural Diversity
• Cultural representatives share their values, beliefs and rituals around death and dying within their communities

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