5-8 August 2018, RACV Torquay Resort
Cancer Council Victoria and Centre for Organisational Change in Person-Centred Healthcare at Deakin University are partnering to deliver the annual Clinical Consultation Skills Retreat.
Run over three days at the luxury RACV Torquay Resort, the event will allow clinicians to fully immerse themselves in experiential learning. The program focuses on enhancing core skills and mentoring capabilities in communication for clinical scenarios, including delivering bad news, mismatched expectations, determining goals of care and discussing end-of-life care.
- Small group format (six participants per group) with direct access to expert facilitators and trained experiential learning clinicians
- International best practice, evidence-based training format
- Luxury accommodation and fully catered conference package at the RACV Torquay Resort. Guests can enjoy onsite leisure facilities that include an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna. Partners welcome.
Places strictly limited, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit registration page to find out more.
Three fact sheets – “What Is Cancer?”, “Coping with Cancer Fatigue” and “Caring for Someone with Cancer” – are now available to download in bilingual versions in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Tamil, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
New editions now available: Understanding Cervical Cancer and Understanding Stomach and Oesophageal Cancers. Understanding Secondary Bone Cancer – an online fact sheet (available to download, not otherwise in hard copy)
John Colebatch (1909–2005) was the pioneer of paediatric chemotherapy in Australia. Thanks in part to his work, most children now survive cancer. Read this fascinating account of his life by Tim Colebatch, John’s youngest son and former editor and columnist with The Age.