Hot Topics in Palliative Care: Sedation in Palliative Care – Indications and Guidelines

The video includes a lecture style presentation by A/Prof Jennifer Philip indications and guidelines around sedation in palliative care, followed by a multi-disciplinary discussion with the following panelists:

  • Dr Justin Dwyer, Psychiatrist in Psychosocial Cancer Care Team, St. Vincent’s Hospital
  • John Dalla, Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator at Alfred Health
  • Annette Cudmore, Palliative Care Nurse Consultant at Goulburn Valley Hospice Care Consultancy Service Inc
  • Dr David Brumley, Palliative Care Physician at Barwon Health and Lecturer at Deakin University

Three cases will be discussed after the presentation which are all fictitious and an amalgam of patient-clinician scenarios.

Click here to watch the video.

From Centre for Palliative Care

Published on: 16 December, 2014 | Last modified: 16 December, 2014