The Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education (CPCRE) has developed eight 3-5 minute palliative care educational videos for general practitioners. The videos are designed to provide short, sharp material about the major elements of palliative care to time poor GPs and other health professionals.
Topics and speakers:
- Cancer Pain for GPs – Prof Janet Hardy, Director, Palliative and Supportive Care, Mater Health Services Brisbane; CPCRE Clinical Research Program Leader. Her major research interests are clinical development of new analgesics and analgesic formulations.
- Case Conferencing for GPs – Prof Geoff Mitchell – Professor of General Practice and Palliative Care, University of Queensland. His research interests include general practice and community management of palliative care patients; he was involved in development of a hospice and regional palliative care network in Ipswich.
- Grief and Loss for GPs – A/Prof Judith Murray – School of Psychology, University of Queensland. Acclaimed speaker on grief and loss, and author of numerous journal articles, book chapters and a book in this area.
- Nausea and Vomiting for GPs – Dr Greg Parker – Director, Metro South Palliative Care, Brisbane, with background in general practice.
- Paediatric Palliative Care for GPs – Dr Anthony Herbert – Director, Paediatric Palliative Care, Children’s Health Queensland.
- Principles of Palliative Care for GPs – Dr Carol Douglas – Director, Palliative and Supportive Care, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital.
- Prognostication and GPs – Dr Katherine Martinez – palliative care medical Consultant with The Prince Charles Hospital Palliative Care Team and does part time work with inpatient palliative care in various Gold Coast private hospitals.
- Spirituality and GPs – Dr Sue Colen – General Practitioner with a long-standing interest in spirituality and its part in holistic care of the patient and family.
Further information and links to videos: health.qld.gov.au/cpcre
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