Unit 3 - Symptom management strategies (For Aged Care)

When:  Aug 30, 2022 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM (ET)

Audience = Aged Care

Unit 3 : Symptom management strategies

  • Understanding end of life care in Australia
  • Understanding dying in Australia and who is providing care and support
  • Understanding and recognising what is important at end of life
  • Understanding and recognising the dying process
  • Increasing confidence discussing end of life care and dying?
  • Understanding interventions to manage symptoms
  • Recognising the importance of communication and planning
  • Understanding how to ensure the palliative patient has the choice of place of care and place of death

This unit will assist you and your organisation in meeting standards related to: recognising dying, needs assessment, safe and effective personal care and clinical care, in accordance with the consumer’s needs, goals and preferences to optimise health and well-being. Ensuring best practice and person centred care. Organisational governance.

Aligns with standareds:

  • National Palliative Care - Care standards: 1, 2 and 4
  • National Palliative Care - Governance standards, 7, 8 and 9
  • ACQS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
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Sharon King
(03) 6231 2799