PalliLEARN

PalliLEARN is a series of short courses that equip Tasmanian people to be compassionate community members. The courses include key research findings, practical way to put this in action, links to local supports and ideas for continued learnings. Courses can be delivered online or face-to-face by PCT facilitators and is FREE for anyone with an interest in serious illness, dying, death and grief.

Need a course tailored to you and your community or team? We can create a special course designed specifically for you. Simply get in touch with your request and we’ll get back to you.

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While the target audience is general community members, anyone can attend the courses.

Short Courses Available:

About the Course:

Palliative care is more than you think.

This one-hour community education course explores what palliative care is in a simple and community friendly language. It will introduce you to ten easy to remember aspects of palliative care, so you can improve your understanding to be able to describe it to others.

What topics are explored?

  • Common myths and facts about palliative and end of life care.
  • What is palliative care?
  • Who provides Palliative Care in Tasmania
  • How do you access Palliative Care?

About the Course:

The is a one hour education course focusing on how to start talking about advance care planning and understand what is important to someone at the end of the life phase.

What topics are covered:

  • Why what matters most is important?
  • How do we know what matters most to people?
  • How to tell others what matters most
  • Fulfilling what matters most for others

About the course:

Talking about dying and grief can be hard, but it is important.

This one-hour education course provides practical tips on how to have caring and compassionate conversations with loved ones, colleagues, neighbours or friends about a stage in life we often avoid talking about.

What topics are covered?

  • Having a compassionate ear
  • Responding with compassionate
  • Helpful conversations
  • Self care

About the course

Planning is an essential aspect of palliative caring. This one-hour education course focusses on five simple steps to identify an individual’s circle of support and collaboratively work together to plan for their care needs.

What topics are covered?

  • Recognising your role has changed
  • Activating your circle of support
  • 5 steps for planning
  • Self care  

About the course

Compassionate Communities are networks of support around people experiencing serious illness, dying death and grief. This one-hour education course is for the community members, groups and leaders to build their own skills and awareness around compassionate communities. You will be introduced on how to nurture compassionate communities in your local area.

What Topics are covered?

  • What are compassionate communities?
  • Asking for and accepting help
  • Being a compassionate neighbour
  • Being a part of a compassionate community

About the course

Compassion is more than just a thought and more than a feeling. Compassion involves doing something to reduce suffering. This one hour education course provides an overview of compassion and the concept in action.

What Topics are covered?

  • What is compassion?
  • Recognising suffering
  • Common humanity
  • Compassion in action

About the course

You can’t pour from an empty cup. This one-hour education courses focuses on sharing hints and tips regarding self-care.

What Topics are covered?

  • Why self-care is important?
  • Types of self-care
  • Planning for self-care
  • Creating self-care habits

About the course:

Children and teenagers experience grief too.

This 1 hour education course highlights the importance of and provides tips on, having simple and honest conversations with children and teenagers about serious illness, dying, death, and grief.

PCT Upcoming Education and Professional Development