Palliative Care and Anticipatory Medicines Workshop (Pharmacists)
The palliative phase of life is often a difficult time for patients, their families, loved ones, carers and treating health professionals. Ensuring that patients receive the est possible care is
The palliative phase of life is often a difficult time for patients, their families, loved ones, carers and treating health professionals. Ensuring that patients receive the est possible care is paramount, with pharmacists well-placed to work collaboratively with GPs to ensure that appropriate evidence-based medicine management is provided, including anticipatory prescribing and optimal end-of-life and terminal care.
palliPharm, a Queensland Health project, in collaboration with Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and Primary Health Networks, will conduct two-hour CPD accredited workshops throughout Queensland. The workshops aim to upskill pharmacists and GPs to ensure patients receive timely and optimal symptoms management at home.
- Equip pharmacists with the knowledge required to support palliative patients in the community including information about the end-of-life journey, understanding of pharmacological management for palliative symptoms and availability of new resources
- Encourage collaboration between pharmacists and GPs
- Attract up to four category 2 CPD points
- Be facilitated by specialist palliative care staff from Metro South Palliative Care Service
Workshop dates and registration:
- Workshops will be offered virtually until May 2021
- No registration fee to attend
(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST