Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:February, 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: 32 hours ( 2x2 day workshops ) |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours per 12.5 credit point subject.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in either GC-PALLC or GC-PALCARE. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
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To complete the requirements for the Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care, students must have completed ‘Fundamentals of Palliative Care’ prior to undertaking ‘Contemporary approaches to bereavement care’.
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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
This subject will examine a range of theoretical and clinical approaches to bereavement intervention. Drawing on contemporary theory and evidence-based practice the subject will consider the bereavement needs of special populations and will explore a range of individual, group and family techniques and intervention strategies. Topics to be covered include:
Day 1. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on bereavement
Day 2. Developmental Perspectives
Day 3 Clinical Interventions
Day 4 Self care and ethical issues in bereavement care
On successful completion of the subject, students will be able to:
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Selected readings will be made available to students via SOLE.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will be recognised for their skill and knowledge related to bereavement, and acknowledged as a resource within their services
Students will complement their existing communication skills
Students will be considered as leaders in their field.
|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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