Symposium: Let’s Talk – Difficult Conversations from Diagnosis to Death

Date & Time
04 August 2022
Location
Webinar/Online Event

“Sometimes the most important conversations are the most difficult to engage in” Joanne Phillips. This symposium is for all health care professionals who would like to learn ways to facilitate difficult conversations such as goals of care, delivering a diagnosis and/or poor prognosis and end of life discussions.

Overview

“Sometimes the most important conversations are the most difficult to engage in” Joanne Phillips

This symposium is for all health care professionals who would like to learn ways to facilitate difficult conversations such as goals of care, delivering a diagnosis and/or poor prognosis and end of life discussions.

Learning Objectives

To learn how to facilitate difficult conversations to create a positive experience for patients and their families and to support them in making decisions throughout their illness journey.

Program & Presenters

  • Rebecca Johnson – Renal Supportive Care Clinical Nurse Consultant- Liverpool Hospital, Sydney
    Case scenarios, why nurses avoid engaging in difficult conversations and the important role of nurses in goals of care and end of life discussions.
  • Dr Riona Pais – Renal Supportive Care / Palliative Care Staff Specialist – Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney
    Difficult Conversations: How to discuss what matters most.
  • Associate Professor Maria Cigolini – Former Head of Palliative Care Medicine/Senior Staff Specialist – Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney
    Why we don’t talk about death and dying? Important considerations when talking about palliative care, death and dying.
  • Question and Answer

This program may be subject to change.

Host & Q&A Facilitator
Carmen Moroney, RSA NSW/ACT Branch

Cost
RSA Members – $15.00 inc. GST
Non-Members – $30.00 inc. GST

CPD
2 hours


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