Palliative care: Identifying needs - For healthcare professionals
This interactive course will help explain how palliative optimises quality of life for individuals with a life-limiting illness.
Nurses and aged care workers
Participants will learn to understand how to identify patients with palliative care needs be able to describe the Australian Karnofsky Performance Status scale used to measure function and performance in oncology care and identify the 5 clinical phases of palliative care.
This course has been developed with a broad focus for general nurses who may at times provide care for palliative care patients.