Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
A combination of face to face and online delivery, with a strong clinical focus. A delivery format of four four-day subjects offered intensively in two day blocks throughout the year has been established to enable accessibility for regional and interstate health professionals.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 20 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours per 12.5 credit point subject
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in either the Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care (GC-PALLC) or Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care (GC-PALCARE). This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMs Karen Quinn
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Award Programs Team
Program Coordinator - Gemma Hughes
Phone - +61 3 9810 3253
Evidence Based Palliative Care (compulsory for all students)
Day 1 – Pain Assessment & Management in palliative care (compulsory for doctors and nurses)
Day 2 - Symptom Management in palliative care (compulsory for doctors and nurses)
Day 3 – Palliative care in non-cancer context
Day 4 - Psychosocial, spiritual and ethic-legal aspects of palliative care
Day 5 - Family centred palliative care & cultural issues
Students who successfully complete this subject will have:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Therapeutic Guidelines: Palliative Care. Version 2. (2005).
|Recommended Texts:|| |
As part of their course materials students will be provided with articles and references that support the subject content.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/pcgradcert/|
Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care |
Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care
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