The Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care in Aged Care from Flinders University is a coursework award that aims to provide an opportunity for individuals from any professional background who are working in health related areas to deepen their knowledge base in palliative care in ageing populations within a global context.
The course is designed to enable practitioners from around the world to select a series of topics built on core material that will assist them to address particular needs within their practice and employment.
The course aims to bring people from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to work together in appraisal, assessment and problem-solving required of a multi-disciplinary/multi-professional team in this area. The course also aims to develop independent critical thinkers who will be able to contribute to the development of the practice of Palliative Care in Aged Care.
Palliative care in aged care is growing at local and national levels within multiple health care settings including hospitals, nursing homes, community care and hospices. These courses are designed to provide professional development, planning and delivery of palliative care services to older people in a range of aged care settings. Graduates can find careers in areas ranging from rural and remote, acute, community, and aged care settings to palliative care units and hospice care.
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Applicants who do not hold the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care must normally hold an approved health-related degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution with not less than two years professional experience in the health sector. The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
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