Professional Development in Contemporary Approaches to Bereavement

Course type Study level Entry requirements
Non-Accredited Professional Development Health Care Professional

Historical, Theoretical and Developmental Perspectives on Bereavement

This two day course will examine a range of theoretical approaches to bereavement. Drawing on contemporary theory and evidence-based practice the subject will consider the bereavement needs of special populations.

The above short course also forms part of our award courses. Please see Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care or Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care for further details.

All short course attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance, identifying the number of CPD hours for the course.

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Course fees

  • The course fee for 2019 is $900 + GST (2 day course)
  • The fees include course materials and catering (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
  • All short course attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance, identifying the number of CPD hours for the course
  • Note: Programs will only run if a minimum number of participants is achieved. Priority for place is given to award students
  • Spaces are strictly limited.

Dates & Times

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Study mode

Face-to-face intensive delivery over a 2 day program

Venue

Graduate House
220 Leicester St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia, 3053

Date and times

Course nameDateTIme
Historical, Theoretical and Developmental Perspectives on Bereavement 21 & 22 February 2019 9AM - 5PM

Background

The Centre for Palliative Care (CPC) has a state-wide role in palliative care education, with a focus on ensuring education is multidisciplinary and delivered by experts in their field who may be drawn from multiple institutions around Victoria as appropriate. The goals for CPC in regard to palliative care education are to:

  • Increase general understanding and skill in palliative care through education and training of the general health workforce
  • Develop future leaders in palliative care through programs designed to increase the number of palliative care specialists, and through facilitating opportunities for networking, peer support and leadership development.

Who should apply

The programs are relevant for doctors (including general practitioners), nurses, and allied health professionals who work in a range of care settings including paediatric care, aged care, acute care, community care, palliative care and cancer care.

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This course is presented in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and the School of Health Sciences.