Palliative Care Education 2020
All our external education is currently on hold, I am very pleased to let you know what Waikato Hospice is providing their PalEd Syringe Driver online course free of charge until the end of May 2020, you can access this on the following link: https://www.hospicewaikato.org.nz/education-item/online-learning.
Palliative Care Lecture Series 2020
Hospice New Zealand, with generous support from the Cancer Research Trust New Zealand, is delighted to offer free access to this programme of monthly palliative care lecture series. The lectures are delivered via teleconference with a PowerPoint presentation that the speaker takes participants through. This education opportunity is designed to suit the needs of a multidisciplinary audience with an interest in palliative care. The lectures are usually held on the first Thursday of each month February-December, commencing with a light breakfast from 7:10am followed by the lecture at 7.30-8.30am at Lake Taupō Hospice, 29 Huka Falls Road, Taupō.
5 February 2020 – Me Aho Mai Nga Whetu Mo Tatou (Let the Stars Guide the Way for Us All) A Community Approach to Better Understand and Work With Our Underserved Populations (Presented by Norma Hickland, Porirua Community Manager and Mary Potter, Hospice Wellington)
5 March 2020 – Nausea, Vomiting and Olanzapine (Presented by Dr Mary Miller, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, UK and Dr Anna Sutherland, Specialty Registrar, Oxford University Hospital) To download the flyer, please click here.
2 April 2020 – Palliative Care in Marginalised Societies (Presented by Dr Huhana Hickey, Pukenga Consultancy Ltd)
7 May 2020 – Music Therapy in Palliative Care (Presented by Nolan Hodgson, Music Therapist, Hospice Waikato)
4 June 2020 – Speech Language Therapy in Palliative Care (Presented by Fiona Hewerdine, Speech Language Therapist Speech & Language Therapy Services, Tauranga)
Information on upcoming lectures and access to lectures from previous years can be found on the Hospice New Zealand website.
Waikato Palliative Care Project ECHO is now live
Project ECHO transforms the way education and knowledge is shared, by connecting healthcare professionals in the Waikato area, especially those in our more remote communities.
Each monthly session runs from 2.00 to 3.00pm, it includes 15 minutes of education presented by a topic expert, followed by one case-based interactive discussions. Each TeleECHO clinic is facilitated by a multidisciplinary specialist hub team on the third Thursday of every month.
To join any of the TeleECHO clinics please contact Andrea Jones: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and to view past recorded sessions, please go to the website: https://www.hospicewaikato.org.nz/education-item/project-echo
Waikato Palliative Care Study Day for Nurses:
Waikato Palliative Care Study Day is video linked to Izard Hospice House from Waikato Hospital and will address topics in relation to symptom management, holistic care, communication and end of life care. The Study Day is held on Friday 12th June 2020 and Friday 16th October 2020.
Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care:
These sessions are suitable for all Health Professionals, Aged Residential Care Staff & Allied Health Workers.
Date: first Thursday of each month
Time: 9:00 – 10:30am
Izard Hospice House
Lake Taupō Hospice
29 Huka Falls Road
Please contact Lake Taupō office on 07 377 4252 if you are planning on attending or email Michelle Edlin email@example.com.
One-off learning sessions can be arranged on request
If you have specific palliative care learning needs, we may be able to arrange individual education sessions for your organisation.
If you have a query about education contact Michelle Edlin on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07 377 4252.