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An interactive, case-based workshop focusing on the planning and provision of end-of-life care for older persons.

South Australia has an ‘aged’ population. Recognising the impact of social isolation, grief and loss in an ageing population is vital, as is the provision of high-quality end-of-life care.

Aged Care, End of Life

Thursday, June 23, 2022

6PM - 9PM (ACST)

The Village Tavern

Cnr of The Golden Way & The Grove Way,
Golden Grove SA 5125

FREE

Funded by Adelaide PHN

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GP's, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Pharmacists in the Adelaide metropolitan area

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South Australia has an ‘aged’ population. Recognising the impact of social isolation, grief and loss in an ageing population is vital, as is the provision of high-quality end-of-life care.

An interactive, case-based workshop focusing on the planning and provision of end-of-life care for older persons.

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6PM - 6:30PM

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6:30PM - 9PM

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Dr Lawrie Palmer

Palliative Medicine Specialist and Senior Consultant

Northern Adelaide Palliative Service

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Dr Lawrie Palmer

Palliative Medicine Specialist and Senior Consultant

Northern Adelaide Palliative Service

Dr Lawrie Palmer is a Palliative Medicine Specialist and Senior Consultant Northern Adelaide Palliative Service.

He attended The University of Adelaide Medical School graduating in 1977. Lawrie trained originally in General Practice (GP) and worked as a GP in Christies Beach before heading to the USA for five years for study and work in family medicine. During this time Lawrie also completed a Masters of Public Health.

On returning to Adelaide he worked in the Emergency Department of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, subsequently being appointed Director for seven years.

The family returned to the USA for a further four years and Lawrie taught at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas in Family Medicine.

Since returning to Adelaide in 1998 Lawrie has done further work as a GP and completed training in Palliative Medicine at TQEH in 2003. From 2003-2005 Lawrie was a Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Southern Adelaide Palliative before moving to Modbury to take up the position of Director of Palliative Care in 2005.

In December 2012 he was appointed the Medical Head of Unit- Palliative Care, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, a position he held until March 2022. He also is a senior clinical lecturer at The University of Adelaide Medical School.

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Dr Rosanne Skalicky

Rural Generalist in Critical Care, Royal Flying Doctors SA

Dr Skalicky (often referred to as ‘Dr Rose’), is a senior Emergency Physician with extensive national and international experience. Having worked as an emergency physician in Tasmania, Queensland, and South Australia (RAH), Dr Rose headed overseas in 2009. With a passion for equitable access to healthcare and international development in EM, Dr Rose has spent the last decade working overseas in a fulltime capacity – remote NW Tanzania and most recently in Myanmar. In Myanmar, Dr Rose worked under the Ministry of Health developing acute emergency services and training nationally, which included a full-time teaching and clinical load. Having returned to Australia in early 2021 Dr Rose is currently employed by the RFDS as a Rural Generalist in Critical Care, working primarily out of Port Augusta.

Dr Roses’ professional interests include:

·Improving equity in health access
·Health care development of EM in low-middle income countries
·Capacity building of Health staff

When not at work Dr Rose enjoys caring for her family, reading, craft, and obviously seeing new places, and engaging with people from different cultures.