Symptom Management in Advanced Illness


St Vincent's Clinic
Level 4 Lecture Room
438 Victoria Street

Date details:

Event dates: 10 May 2024
8:30am to 4:30pm

Closing dates for registration: 08 May 2024

Online registration and payment link:

Course overview:

Designed specifically for registered nurses and allied health professionals working in clinical settings such as acute. chronic aged care or palliative care, who are furthering their expertise in the care of patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Our focus is to empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective assessment and symptom management of patients at the end of life.

The course will guide you through the management of complex symptoms experienced by these patients, offering insights into the complexities of their needs.


Palliative Care Staff Specialist/NP/CNC/CNS/SW

Key topics:

  • Pain Management and Assessment
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Breathlessness and fatigue management
  • Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy
  • Spinal Cord compression, Bowel obstruction and Hypercalcaemia in cancer
  • Delirium
  • Challenging Conversations
  • Ethical decisions in the management of advanced illness

Who should attend:

This course is designed for registered nurses and allied health professionals working in clinical settings such as acute, chronic, aged care or palliative care

Course enquiries:

Bella Brigham
0407 521 143


$225.00 (including GST)

Lunch included

Maximum number of applicants:


Cancellation policy:

Cancellation provided up to 5 working days before the program a full refund will be issued. Cancellation past the 5 working days and before 24 hours prior to the program half refund will be issued. Cancellation with 24hrs prior to the program no refund is issued.


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