GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care

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PEPA has developed free online learning modules to support GPs in developing palliative care skills.

The Department of Health recently provided funding for PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach) to work with PHNs to deliver a Palliative Approach Workshop for GPs. 

PEPA has developed free online learning modules to help GPs build their capacity and improve networks between themselves and specialist palliative care services. The modules have been developed by a team of palliative care experts and reviewed by clinicians with extensive palliative care experience, including current medical practitioners.

The online modules are supplemented by a face-to-face workshops happening in the region. 


Thursday 11 April, 9am - 4pm. You can register here.


Wednesday 15 May, 8:45am - 4pm. You can register here.

The free modules cover topics such as: 

  • Principles of palliative care
  • Communicating with people with life-limiting illnesses
  • Advance care planning
  • Assessing and managing symptoms
  • Assessing and managing pain
  • Awareness of self-care

The modules can be accessed here: