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2014 Western Australian Palliative Care Conference Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley, WA 6102

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Friday 31 October 2014
Program

2104 Western Australian Palliative Care Conference

Program outline

Time

mins

Event

8:00

20

Registration and opening

8:20

10

Welcome to Country - Phil Walley-Stack

8:30

10

Official Opening - Andrew Allsop, President of Palliative Care WA Inc with platinum sponsor: Department of Health, Western Australia

Seminar rooms 1 & 2

8:40

10

Launch of revised booklet “Palliative Caring”

8:50

45

Plenary Keynote 1 - sponsored by Silver Chain

Engaging with GPs to provide palliative care

Prof Geoffrey Mitchell, Professor of General Practice and Palliative Care, University of Queensland

Seminar rooms 1 & 2

9:35

45

Plenary Keynote 2 - sponsored by St John of God Healthcare

Who knows, who cares? MOOC* driven knowledge of dementia and a palliative approach

Prof Andrew Robinson, Professor of Aged Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Co-Director of the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania

Seminar rooms 1 & 2

*MOOC = Massive Open On-Line Course

10:20


Morning tea. Poster and Trade displays

10:50

60

Concurrent A - 3x 20mins

Research into support needs

Concurrent B - 3x 20mins

Palliative care in Aged Care

Concurrent C - 3x 20mins

Decision-making in clinical care

11:50


Room re-configuration

12:10

45

Plenary Keynote 3 - sponsored by Cancer Council WA

Advance Care Planning - national developments

Assoc Prof Bill Silvester, Associate Professor, physician and intensive care specialist and Director, Respecting Patient Choices, Austin Health, Melbourne

Seminar rooms 1 & 2

12:55


Lunch. Poster and Trade displays

13:35

45

Plenary Keynote 4

Doing palliative care and being culturally safe and responsive in delivering services to Aboriginal people

Winthrop Prof Dawn Bessarab, Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health, University of Western Australia

Seminar rooms 1 & 2

14:20


Afternoon tea. Poster and Trade displays

14:40

60

Workshop 1

ACP

Bill Silvester and Kim Greeve

Workshop 2

Dementia

Andrew Robinson and Michelle Harris

Workshop 3

GPs/Carers

Geoff Mitchell and Scott Blackwell

15:40

80

Concurrent D - 4x 20mins

Bereavement

Concurrent E - 4x 20mins

Advance Care Planning

Concurrent F - 4x 20mins

Service delivery

17:00

60

Sundowner

18:00


End of sundowner

Presentations and presenters