Palliative Care Masterclass Series

An in-depth exploration of complex topics

A webinar series of 6 education sessions running from 28 April to 25 November 2021 and relevant for all medical, nursing and allied health professionals, GPs, practice nurses and aged care professionals. 

The Palliative Care
Masterclass series is hosted by Dr Peter Allcroft, Palliative Care Consultant Flinders Medical Centre, Senior Palliative Care Clinical Lead – Rural Support Service.

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) — 28 April 2021

Session 1 of the Palliative Care Masterclass Series: Motor Neurone Disease (MND) a discussion of complex management issues and treatment recommendations.

Presenter: Dr Peter Allcroft
Palliative Care Consultant, Flinders Medical Centre and Senior Palliative Care Clinical Lead, Rural Support Service.

Audio only version

Evaluation Form:

Session evaluation forms can be completed on your computer, tablet or phone.
Session 1 Evaluation Form OR scan the QR Code below

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Aged Care & Palliative Care — 27th May 2021

Session 2 of the Palliative Care Masterclass series: An in-depth exploration of complex Aged Care Palliative Care topics, presented by Dr Timothy To, Palliative Care & Aged Care Consultant, Head of Unit, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services

Presenter: Dr Timothy To
Head of Unit, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services


Audio only version

Evaluation Form

Session evaluation forms can be completed on your computer, tablet or phone.
Session 2 Evaluation Feedback Form OR scan the QR Code below

Session 2 Evaluation Feedback Form QR Code

Suggested resources from the Aged Care & Palliative Care Masterclass video

End of Life Direction for Aged Care — ELDAC 

ELDAC provides information, guidance, and resources to health professionals and aged care workers to support palliative care and advance care planning to improve the care of older Australians.

CareSearch, Palliative Care Knowledge Network 

Providing evidence based information about palliative care for everyone

The Palliative Care Bridge - Educational resources for health professionals

The Palliative Care Bridge delivers innovative educational videos and resources on palliative care by respected experts and specialists in their fields.

Understanding Dementia MOOC - Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre | University of Tasmania (utas.edu.au)

Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care.


What is a Good Death? — 24 June 2021

Session 3 of the Palliative Care Masterclass series: What is a good death? E​xplores experiences of dying and how to support a good death.

Presenter: Rebecca Whittaker
Palliative Care Nurse Consultant, Limestone Coast Local Health Network
Presenter: Liz Fallas
Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care, Limestone Coast Local Health Network
Presenter: Linda Dunbar
Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care, Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network

Audio only version3

Evaluation Form

Session evaluation forms can be completed on your computer, tablet or phone.
Session 3 Evaluation Feedback Form OR scan the QR Code below

Suggested resources from the "What is a Good Death?" Masterclass video

Opioid Calcul​ator App 

This opioid equianalgesic calculator is designed for specialist and general medical practitioners as well as for medical students, nurses and allied health practitioners engaged in the care of patients with persistent pain.

End of Life Essentials:​

This website provides online learning opportunities and practice resources for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to improve the quality and safety of end-of-life care in hospitals.

Vital Talk:

VitalTalk makes communication skills for serious illness learnable​ with evidence-based trainings empower clinicians and institutions.


Paediatric Palliative Care — 26 August 2021

Presenter: Dr Michael Briffa
Palliative Care Consultant, Women’s and Children’s Health Network


Voluntary Assisted Dying Implementation Strategy — 30 September 2021

Presenter: Dr Christine Drummond
Acting Director of Medical Services, Central and Northern Local Health Network


Rehabilitative Palliative Care — 25 November 2021

Presenter: Dr Diedre Morgan
Occupational Therapist
Presenter: Kathy Miles
Occupational Therapist


Palliative Masterclass Series Information and Schedule