Developing Skills in Evidence Based Palliative Care

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Abstract

That palliative care is high quality and evidence-based is one of the guiding principles of the 2018 Australian National Palliative Care Strategy. Evidence-based practice is the provision of care informed by the best available evidence and clinician experience which respects patient preferences and values. Evidence-based practice in palliative care therefore requires the clinician to consult with the person and their family to plan care in accordance with individual preferences and values, available resources, and standards of best practice. With a rapidly growing and varied body of palliative care research, this can represent an overwhelming prospect for both the experienced and inexperienced clinician.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOceanic Palliative Care Conference Abstracts
PublisherCareSearch
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sep 2019
EventOceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019 - Perth, Australia
Duration: 10 Sep 201913 Sep 2019
https://palliativecare.org.au/oceanic-palliative-care-conference (Conference link)

Conference

ConferenceOceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019
Abbreviated title19OPCC
CountryAustralia
CityPerth
Period10/09/1913/09/19
OtherThe 3-day event will explore palliative care as a human right and discuss what can be done to ensure that people from underserved populations have access to appropriate palliative care when and where they need it.

Our world-class line-up of keynote speakers, panellists and presenters have extensive experience to both inform and inspire the audience and open their minds to the possibilities of the future.

With attendees from across the palliative care sector, 19OPCC will attract the decision makers of today, the future leaders of tomorrow and prominent research and policy influencers shaping the way we think about palliative care across our region.

You will also hear from those at the coalface of palliative care service delivery, who are driving change to try and help people diagnosed with a life‑limiting illness live as well as possible, regardless of their postcode, diagnosis, age, ethnicity, socio-economic status or place of care.

Come and meet more than 900 clinicians, researchers, allied health practitioners, educators, and carers and more who all have a passion for palliative care. Our world-class line-up of keynote speakers, panellists and presenters have extensive experience to both inform and inspire the audience and open their minds to the possibilities of the future.
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