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Integrating Spirituality into Palliative Care from Diagnosis to Reflection

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018

Time: 9:00am -4:00pm AWST

Venue: Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard, FLOREAT

Cost: $95.00

Presented by: Dr Christina Puchalski MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM. Founder and Director of the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) and Professor of Medicine at George Washington University

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Integrating Spiritual Care into Clinical Care: A Whole Person Model of Care
• Describe the role of spirituality in the care of patients
• Discuss the evidence for spirituality in health care
• Define spirituality
• Review current models of spiritual care
• Appreciate the roles of different health care team members in providing spiritual care

Communication Skills for Spiritual Assessment
• Demonstrate different ways to communicate with patients about their spirituality
• Differentiate spiritual screening, history and assessment
• Utilize the FICA tool in taking a Spiritual History
• Discuss communication strategies for eliciting spiritual issues

Spirituality: An Antidote to Burnout?
• Reflect on the role of your spirituality in your Personal and Professional development
• Discuss what factors contribute to clinician burnout
• Discuss the role of spiritual practices in self care
• Reflect on ways you can integrate spiritual or other practices into your life

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