Palliative Care Online Training
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has developed an online training program to assist health professionals who provide palliative care in community aged care.
The free online training is available to participants by simply creating an account and logging in to Palliative Care online training.
The learning modules will help you develop your skills and confidence and covers the knowledge and values needed to communicate and care for people with a life-limiting illness and/or are approaching the final stages of the normal ageing process.
The package of online training has two groups of modules and supporting resources. Modules 1 - 4 are based on the best practice guidelines - The Guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting (COMPAC). The COMPAC guidelines have recently been incorporated into the palliAGED online resource.
Modules 5 & 6 are skill modules developed in response to feedback from participants who completed Modules 1-4. The modules offered are listed below and there is a downloadable factsheet (90kb pdf) for the palliative care training course.
- Module 1 - A Palliative Approach to Care
- Module 2 - Planning and Assessment
- Module 3 - Providing Care to Clients and Carers
- Module 4 - Delivering a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting
- Module 5 - Pain Management
- Module 6 - Recognising Deteriorating Clients