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‘Beyond the Basics’

This one-day workshop is a joint study day provided by the Hospital palliative care service and Arohanui Hospice. It is designed for registered and enrolled nurses who have already undertaken some palliative care education (i.e. through their resource nurse role, NETP programme, the MDHB Palliative and end of life care study day, the Fundamental of palliative care or other palliative care education). The day will include a range of topics related to symptom management, ethics and communication to consolidate and develop nurses’ skills and confidence in the management of nursing care for people with palliative care needs regardless of the care setting. Some pre-reading is required to optimise the day.

Date: Thursday 28 March 2019, 8.30am – 4.00pm

Venue: The Hall in the Education Centre Palmerston North Hospital, Ruahine Street.

Cost: No cost

Enrolments: Via Palmerston North Education Centre:  http://staffintranet.midcentraldhb.govt.nz/Training/Pages/Home.aspx#

Places are limited and enrolments will close 20th March 2019.

Tea and coffee provided, but you will need to provide your own lunch.

‘Understand me when I’m dying’

The purpose of this workshop is to raise awareness and understanding of the increasing spiritual and cultural diversity that exists within our community, which will enhance our ability to offer the most appropriate care. Māori, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Christian representatives will share their perspectives, illuminating how knowledge of their beliefs and traditions can enhance our palliative care approach for people in their communities.This workshop is open to all those working in the health and pastoral care sectors.

This workshop is open to all those working in the health and pastoral care sectors.

Facilitated by George Dempster, Spiritual Care Coordinator Arohanui Hospice

Date: Thursday 19th April, 9.00am – 4.00pm

Cost: $50.00

Venue: Arohanui Hospice, 1 Heretaunga Street, Palmerston North

Community Pharmacy Evening

This education evening is for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and will look at the options for symptom management in palliative care from a pharmacy perspective. There is no cost to attend.  Light refreshments provided.

Facilitated by Denise Hewitt, Palliative Care Pharmacist, Arohanui Hospice

Pharmacy Technicians

Date: Wednesday 29th May 2019, 6.15 – 8.00pm
Venue: Arohanui Hospice, 1 Heretaunga Street, Palmerston North

Pharmacists

Date: Wednesday 14 August 2019, 6.15 – 8.00pm
Venue: Arohanui Hospice, 1 Heretaunga Street, Palmerston North

Caregiver’s Toolbox

These sessions provide free education and information for family/carers when their loved one is referred to Arohanui Hospice.

This education provides:
• A safe and non-threatening environment for families to gather and share experiences
• Empowerment of family/carers to have the confidence and knowledge around knowing what to expect when their loved one has a life limiting illness
• Practical information that assists the family in caring for their loved one at the end of life

The Caregiver’s Toolbox sessions will be held regularly throughout the year. Sessions will be held in in Palmerston North at Arohanui Hospice and will also be available in Levin at the Arohanui Hospice Horowhenua Centre.

For further information please contact the Day Service at Arohanui Hospice.

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