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Palliative care education series – event 4

Communication skills in palliative care
Dr Robyn Thomas Staff - Specialist and Head of Department, Palliative Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital
Date & Time:
Thursday 24 June 2021, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Online (Zoom)
GPs, practice nurses, allied health professionals

Join us for a weekly one-hour case-based webinar series during June and the first week of July 2021, Thursday evenings 7.30 pm-8.30 pm, as a range of topics are explored in relation to palliative care. This is the fourth event in our series of five. This presentation will cover fundamental skills that are needed for effective communication in all health care settings. Responding to emotion, cues, discussing serious information, and tips for when you are stuck.

Date    Topic  Presenter 
Thursday 3 June 2021 

7.30-8.30 pm   

Complex medication management in palliative care  Dr Guy Bannink    
Thursday 10 June 2021


An approach to cancer-related pain Dr David Kenner
Thursday 17  June 2021 

7.30-8.30 pm   

Palliative care approach to chronic disease management Dr Rosemary Ramsay    
Thursday 24 June 2021 

7.30-8.30 pm   

Communication skills  Dr Robyn Thomas    
Thursday 1  July 2021

 7.30-8.30 pm   

Palliative care / geriatrics  Dr Eleanor Tan