Working with people at the end of life: Do speech pathologists have a greater role to play?
|Price (incl GST)|
|Members Single price||$88.00|
|Non-Members Single price||$176.00|
|Students Single price||$66.00|
- Expiry Date: 1 December 2019
- Duration: 90 minutes
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This online event aims to increase clinicians’ understanding of the current issues relating to management of swallowing and communication issues
What I will learn: By the end of this workshop, the aim is that you should be able to:
- Understand the definition of ‘end of life care’ and how this differs from palliative care
- Understand the complexities of care of people, their families and carers at the end of life
- Describe the current role of speech pathologists working with people at the end of life
- Describe how cultural influences, changes in life expectancy and portrayal of serious illness management influences care planning
- Describe national policies influencing care provision at the end of life
- Identify how speech pathologists can build upon their current scope of practice to enhance patient care
- Identify strategies to overcome clinical, professional and ethical challenges
- Describe further education and training resources
Who should attend?
- Registrants should be speech pathologists
- This presentation will appeal to speech pathologists with an interest in providing services to adults in aged care settings, acute care, and community-based services.
What do I need to read beforehand?
Prior to the event, participants might find it useful to be familiar with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care
CPD Points awarded: 1.5 PSR points
BSpchPath, MSPA, CPSP
Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service: Principal Project Officer, End of Life Care