Thursday 5th October 2023
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community palliative care plays a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals facing serious illnesses and their families. It extends the compassionate support and specialized medical attention required for managing pain, symptoms, and emotional distress outside of a hospital setting. Within this framework, general practitioners (GPs) hold a crucial role as the primary point of contact, offering continuity of care and personalized assistance. GPs collaborate with the palliative care team to address physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, ensuring that patients can spend their precious time in familiar surroundings while receiving comprehensive and holistic support. Identify relevant HealthPathways.
- Dr Scott Reeves - Palliative Medicine Physician and Geriatrician
- Dr Chien-Che Lin - Palliative Medicine Specialist and General Practitioner
- demonstrate an understanding of the collaborative processes between interdisciplinary Community Palliative Care services and GP's, aiming to enhance the quality of care for individuals in their end-of-life stages while being cared for at home.
- identify specific eligibility requirements necessary for involvement in the accurate completion of the Medical Certification of Cause of Death.
RACGP: RACGP CPD - 1 hours Educational Activities
Activity Id: 590186