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Defining Palliative Care

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Defining Palliative Care
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Palliative care is a model of care designed to meet the complex needs of people with life limiting disease. It is provided in almost all clinical settings where there are healthcare personnel including: - Neonatal care - Paediatrics - Acute care - General practice - Residential aged care facilities (Department of Health and Aging (DoHA), 2010, cited in Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2019) This module aims to provide a definition of palliative care, explore palliative care principles and review illness trajectories. You will also examine the national palliative care standards, the competency standards for specialist palliative care nursing practice. This module is suitable for nurses working in any environment, not only in palliative care.

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Presented by:

Ashley Page

Defining Palliative Care

Palliative care is a model of care designed to meet the complex needs of people with life limiting disease. It is provided in almost all clinical settings where there are healthcare personnel including:
- Neonatal care
- Paediatrics
- Acute care
- General practice
- Residential aged care facilities (Department of Health and Aging (DoHA), 2010, cited in Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2019)

This module aims to provide a definition of palliative care, explore palliative care principles and review illness trajectories. You will also examine the national palliative care standards, the competency standards for specialist palliative care nursing practice. This module is suitable for nurses working in any environment, not only in palliative care.
15.00
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Paid Content Paid Content

Members: $0.00

Non-Members: $15.00

Content Type: Elearning module

CPD Hours: 1.00

Updated: Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Created: Wednesday, 24 June 2020

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Area/s of Study

  • Aged care
  • Cancer
  • Career development
  • Child and family health
  • Clinical skills
  • Community and primary health
  • Critical care
  • Dermatology and cosmetics
  • Diabetes
  • Digital health
  • Mental health
  • Organ and tissue
  • Paediatric
  • Palliative care

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