Primary Care - Tasmania


 Indicates HealthPathways that have not been localised.

Indicates HealthPathways that contain information specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Indicates HealthPathways that specific to people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

 COVID-19 Assessment and Management Pathways

  • COVID-19 Assessment and Management in Residential Aged Care

 Care Plans 

  • Advance Care Planning (ACP)

 Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death  

  • Entering and Sharing an Advance Care Plan

 Mental Capacity 

 Advance Care Planning (ACP) 

 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure
  • Heart Failure

 Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Adults 

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

  • Stomal Therapy and PEG Requests
  • PEG Tube Issues

 Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

 Parkinson's Disease 

  • Parkinson's Disease Medication
  • Parkinson's Disease Requests
  • Neurological Nursing Support Services Requests


 Palliative Care Overview

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Symptom Management

  • Cachexia and anorexia in palliative care
  • Constipation in Palliative Care Patients
  • Anxiety, Distress and Agitation in Palliative Care
  • Cough in Palliative Care Patients
  • Diabetes Mellitus in Palliative Care 
  • Delirium and Terminal Restlessness in Palliative Care 
  • Dyspnoea in Palliative Care Patients 
  • Hiccups in Palliative Care
  • Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
  • Oral Care in Palliative Care
  • Pruritus (Itch) in Palliativ Care
  • Retained Airways Secretions (Death Rattle)
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Seizures in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 Pain Management in Palliative Care

  • Pain Assessment in Palliative Care - PQRST
  • Pain Medications in Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care Services
    • Opioid Conversion Guidelines
    • Syringe Drivers

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

  • Bowel Obstruction in Palliative Care
  • Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy
  • Raised Intracranial Pressure in Palliative Care
  • Seizures in Palliative Care
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Superior Vena Cava Obstruction (SVCO) in Palliative Care
  • Terminal Haemorrhage in Palliative Care

 End-of-life care

  • Terminal Phase Management
    • Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Palliative Care
  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death 

 Caring for a Dying Patient at Home

 Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD) 

 Palliative Care Requests

  • Palliative Care Assessment
  • Palliative Care Advice


  • Late-Stage or Advanced COPD Management

 Before Entering a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) 

 Carer Support 

 Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 

  • Antidepressants for Older Adults


 Depression in Older Adults 

  • Antidepressants for Older Persons

 Elder Abuse and Neglect 

 Falls Prevention and Assessment 

  • Falls Injury Prevention - Screening 
  • Falls Prevention - Assessment
    • Falls Prevention - Assessment Quick Checklist

 Frailty in Older Adults 

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Person


  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death 

Page updated 28 September 2022