Join us to celebrate National Palliative Care Week

Palliative Care Breakfast at Parliament and Education Day - 22nd May 2012
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Palliative Care Australia invites you to celebrate National Palliative Care Week 2012 by attending our events at Parliament House, Canberra, on 22nd May or joining our webcast via your own computer:
 
The day is facilitated by Dr Norman Swan, host of the Health Report on ABC Radio National

Breakfast at Parliament: 7.00am - 9.00am
Launch of National Palliative Care Week
'Futurologist' Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Foundation Director of the Australian Institute for Health Innovation, will give us a look into the future with his keynote address:
The future of healthcare in Australia - how will palliative care fit?

Education Day: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Palliative Care: It’s not just about dying
An interactive educational event about palliative care, looking at how we can deliver the best quality care for patients, their families and carers at the end of life. 

Program

Panel session: Dying isn't the point
This fully interactive session is being webcast across Australia as we get questions and views from across the country to put to our expert panel
  • Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Foundation Director of the Australian Institute for Health Innovation
  • Dr Scott Blackwell, PCA President and GP
  • Dr Jenny Hynson, Consultant Paediatrician for the Victorian Paediatric Palliative Care Program
  • Dr Roderick McRae, Chairman of the AMA Council
  • Ms Nicky Lancaster, who has personal experience of caring with Motor Neurone Disease.

  Three great presentations

  • Show me the money! A step by step guide to billing, MBS items and palliative care (presented by Dr Scott Blackwell)

  • Aged care and eHealth  Exploring better ways to deliver quality care to an ageing population (presented by Dr Robyn Brogan, Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care, University of Tasmania)

  • Will I be sued for carrying out a patient's wishes? Untangling the legal ramifications of advance care directives and substitute decision makers (presented by Ms Theodora Ahilas, Principal and Director of Maurice Blackburn)

Clinical skills sessions – choose from:

  • Dementia and palliative care (presented by Dr Scott Blackwell)
  • Pain management and palliative care (presented by Dr Andrew Skeels)
  • Advance care planning and palliative care (presented by Ms Nicole Johnston)

Forum only $50
Breakfast and forum $85

CPD POINTS AVAILABLE!

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Can't attend in person?

Why not join us online? We will be live streaming two of the sessions from the day, starting at 9.30am with our challenging panel session Dying isn’t the point followed at 11.30am by three topic presentations: Show me the money! Aged care and eHealth and Will I be sued for carrying out a patient's wishes?

Let us know if you are planning to join in. Please contact Gretchen Irvine on
Gretchen@palliativecare.org.au for the login details by Monday 21 May.

To test if your system can manage live streaming, please click this link.  

For the best presentation viewing experience, we recommend the following:

.  For Windows
    -  Microsoft® Windows 7, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003
    - Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 or later, Firefox® 2.0 or later, or GoogleT Chrome 1.0
    - Windows Media® Player 9.0 or later
    - Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 or later
    - Broadband Internet connection (256Kbps or more)

  .  For Macs

    - Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later
    - SafariT 2.0.4 or later or Firefox 2.0 or later
    - Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 or later
    - Broadband Internet connection (256Kbps or more)

 .  For Linux

    -  SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, openSUSE 11.0 or later, Ubuntu 8.04, or Fedora Core 9
    - Firefox 2.0 or 3.0 depending on Linux operating system
    - MoonlightT 1.0
    - Microsoft Media Pack for Moonlight
    - Broadband Internet connection (256Kbps or more)

*If the player does not detect Silverlight on your computer when viewing a presentation, you will be automatically prompted to install the plug-in. Silverlight only needs to be installed once and will then be available for watching any future Mediasite presentations.

   
 

 

 
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