Hospice New Zealand

Courses & conferences

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

University of Auckland

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Palliative Care studies.

University of Canterbury

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care.

Whitireia New Zealand

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Hospice Palliative Care.

Wintec, Waikato Institute of Techonology

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice (Level 8), which includes a Palliative Care Module.  

Careerforce

Please click here to view information on the Careerforce Palliative Care Assessment Package for support workers.  


NATIONAL CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

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Fresh Thinking in Dementia

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Rotorua - Monday 18 February 2019
Sudima Hotel, Christchurch - Tuesday 19 February 2019
Novotel Hotel, Auckland - Friday 22 February 2019 

The DAA Group with Care-Metric are thrilled to bring an expert from the Netherlands to undertake a seminar series with thought provoking information and experiences to think differently about caring for people with dementia. 

For more information, please click here.

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Motor Neurone Disease Seminar

McDougall House - Merivale, Christchurch
08 March 2019

A conference for Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals with an interest in Motor Neurone Disease.

Key Speakers: ▪ Dr Debbie Mason, Neurologist ▪ Dr Rachel Wiseman, Palliative & Respiratory Specialist ▪ Dr Emma Scotter, Head of the Motor Neurone Disease Lab, Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland ▪ Dr Kate Grundy, Palliative Care Specialist

Themes: ▪ MND overview & update ▪ Respiratory issues in MND ▪ Research update & Genetics ▪ Palliative Perspective ▪ Allied Health Forum 

For more information, please click here.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

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Palliative Care Australia
Conference 2019
10-13 September 2019
Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Australia 

The biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference is the pre-eminent event in Australia for anyone who is interested in quality palliative care at the end of life. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this unrivalled personal development opportunity.

The conference will attract the decision makers of today, the future leaders of tomorrow, policy influencers and those involved in the latest research and thinking about palliative care. You will meet clinicians, researchers, allied health practitioners, educators, carers and more who have a passion for palliative care.

The 2019 conference will not only provide relevant data and facts from case studies, but also ideas for building a better future in palliative care. All this exposure to learning is wrapped up in an enhanced networking program, so come join us – we are dying to see you.

For more information, please click here. 

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