This webinar held on October 13 2022 focused on:
- Applying new knowledge about strategies used to identify patients at risk of dying
- Gaining an in-depth understanding of the usefulness and limitations of prognostic tools in predicting life expectancies
- Reflecting on managing uncertainty at the end of life
For further information regarding the project please visit READY: Recognising Patients at Risk of Dying
This webinar may be of particular interest to:
- Nurse educators
- Hospital and community aged care assessment teams
- Hospital care pathways teams
- Allied health working with older people
- Aged care nurses and personal care workers
- Managers and care coordinators in residential aged care
Dr Katrin Gerber
Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration, National Ageing Research Institute
Dr Katrin Gerber is an end-of-life researcher with a PhD in Psychology from the University of Melbourne. She is a research fellow at the National Ageing Research Institute and an honorary fellow at the University of Melbourne. She is committed to the fields of palliative care, end-of-life decision-making, bereavement support and mental health. Her passion for these areas of research stems from her work as a hospice volunteer and her lived experience as an end-of-life family caregiver.
Dr Paul Yates
Dr Paul Yates is a geriatrician with Austin Health, Deputy Director of Aged Care Research and Medical Lead for the Residential InReach Program. His clinical and research interests include care of older people at the interface between hospital and community (including residential aged care), advance care planning and dementia. He has also contributed to educational and training materials including for Advance Care Planning Australia and Alzheimer’s Australia.
Associate Professor Barbara Hayes
A/Prof Barbara Hayes is the Clinical Lead for Advance Care Planning at Northern Health and has worked for many years in Palliative Medicine. Although no longer working clinically Barbara is involved in teaching and research related to end-of-life decision-making and care. This includes: ‘Ethical CPR decision making’, which was the topic of her PhD thesis; ethics and law related to end-of-life decisions; shared decision-making; and Goals of Care Medical Treatment Plans.