Palliative Education Calendar

Home Education Palliative Education Calendar

Otago Community Hospice provides a wide range of education - much of which is now available on-line. 

For further information, check out the programme calendar below, or email education@otagohospice.co.nz 

Education

One Hour Workshop (Face to Face) 12noon to 1pm

Designed to assist Nurses to obtain the theoretical and practical skills required to manage syringe drivers in their place of practice.

The Syringe Driver Training is a combination of online learning, followed by a one hour practical competency workshop at Otago Community Hospice.

Sign up HERE for online learning and assessments.  Online assessments must be completed first before registering for workshop.

Register HERE for the 1 hour practical competency workshop held at Otago Community Hospice on Thursday 4th July 2024.

On-site workshops can also be arranged at residential care facilities.  Email our Residential Care Team, rct@otagohospice.co.nz, to arrange a suitable date and time.

Topic: Public Health/ Compassionate Communities approaches to Palliative Care.

Presenter:  Professor Allan Kellehear - Chair, University of Northumberland.

Time:7.30am to 8.30am.

Registration: via Hospice NZ.

 

Full Day Workshop (Face to Face)

For health professionals and carers who are looking after patients who are nearing end-of-life and have palliative care needs.  The programme is a combination of online learning, followed by a workshop.  The programme covers four topics:

  • Essence of Palliative Care.
  • The Palliative Care Approach.
  • Managing Pain & Long-term Illness.
  • Care & Support at the End of Life.

For more information and to enrol, visit knowledgehub.  Please note, you must complete the online learning prior to booking this workshop.

Register HERE for Full Day Workshop

 

Four x 2 hour sessions (Online)

This programme will lift your skills and help you manage day-to-day with patients who are dying.

Run by the Residential Care Team, this programme introduces the basics of palliative care. Topics include managing pain and other symptoms, grief and loss and exploring communication. This programme is specifically for health care workers / care staff.

Delivered via Zoom, four x 2 hour sessions.   You are required to attend all four sessions to receive certificate.

Dates & Time: Thurdays 3 - 5pm (September 12th, 19th, 26th & October 3rd).

Register HERE

One Hour Workshop (Face to Face) 12noon to 1pm

Designed to assist Nurses to obtain the theoretical and practical skills required to manage syringe drivers in their place of practice.

The Syringe Driver Training is a combination of online learning, followed by a one hour practical competency workshop at Otago Community Hospice.

Sign up HERE for online learning and assessments.  Online assessments must be completed first before registering for workshop.

Register HERE for the 1 hour competency workshop held at Otago Community Hospice on Thursday 19 September 2024.

On-site workshops can also be arranged at residential care facilities.  Email our Residential Care Team, rct@otagohospice.co.nz, to arrange a suitable date and time.

 

Four x 2 hour sessions (Online)

This programme will lift your skills and help you manage day-to-day with patients who are dying.

Run by the Residential Care Team, this programme introduces the basics of palliative care. Topics include managing pain and other symptoms, grief and loss and exploring communication. This programme is specifically for health care workers / care staff.

Delivered via Zoom, four x 2 hour sessions.  You are required to attend all four sessions to receive certificate.

Dates & Time: Thurdays 3pm - 5pm (November 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th)

Register via HERE

Full Day Workshop (Face to Face)

For health professionals and carers who are looking after patients who are nearing end-of-life and have palliative care needs.  The programme is a combination of online learning, followed by a workshop. The programme covers four topics:

  • Essence of Palliative Care.
  • The Palliative Care Approach.
  • Managing Pain & Long-term Illness.
  • Care & Support at the End of Life. 

For more information and to enrol, visit knowledgehubPlease note, you must complete the online learning prior to booking this workshop.

Register HERE for Full Day Workshop.