Four courses available for health professionals:
Clinical Ethics - the Basics
Introduction to ethical theories, principles and frameworks, and examination of the complex interplay between personal and professional values in everyday clinical practice and the concept of moral distress.
Introduction to moral deliberation approaches and strategies for analysing ethically challenging cases, with opportunities to apply these skills to issues/cases commonly encountered in end of life care.
Discussion and reflection on the ethics of communication in contexts commonly encountered in end of life care such as withdrawing and withholding life sustaining treatment.
Incorporating Ethics into your Daily Practice
Discussion of how to incorporate ethics into one’s daily work and decision making. The important topic of voluntary assisted dying will also be examined.
- The course fee for 2019 is $450 + GST (per day)
- 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.
Face-to-face intensive delivery over 1 day per program
Dates and times
|Clinical Ethics - the Basics||8 August 2019||9AM - 5PM|
|“Doing” Ethics||9 August 2019||9AM - 5PM|
|Communicating Ethically||12 August 2019||9AM - 5PM|
|Incorporating Ethics into your|
|13 August 2019||9AM - 5PM|
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.
Academic and Teaching Team
- Dr Danielle Ko, Palliative Medicine Specialist and Clinical Ethics Lead Austin Health
- Ms Karen Quinn, Coordinator Education & Project Officer for Victorian Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative, Centre for Palliative Care
- Experts from other institutions and services are also involved in the delivery of the program
- Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care
- Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care
- Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care - Hume
- Professional Development in Adult Palliative Care
- Professional Development in Adult Palliative Care - Hume
- Professional Development in Contemporary Approaches to Bereavement
- Professional Development in Fundamentals of Palliative Care
- Professional Development in Fundamentals of Palliative Care – Hume
- Professional Development in Paediatric Palliative Care
- Professional Development in Psychosocial Aspects of Palliative Care.
Find out more
Phone: +61 3 8344 0149
This course is presented in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and the School of Health Sciences.