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Video Library

In this library you will find experts in end-of-life care discuss the importance and benefits of the End-of-Life Essentials project and clinical stories from their personal experience including an Intensive Care perspective.

  • Foundations of End-of-Life Essentials
  • Benefits of End-of-Life Essentials
  • Clinical Stories
  • Importance of End-of-Life Essentials
  • An ICU Perspective
  • A Paediatric Perspective
  • Project Launch
  • Educator Resources
Professor Villis Marshall
Chair of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)
Topic: The Commission’s National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care and it's relationship to End-of-Life Essentials education for acute hospitals.

Professor Robyn Clark
Nursing Acute Care and Cardiovascular Research, Flinders University
Topic: How the End-of-Life Essentials education enables health care practitioners to build their knowledge on the important aspects of end-of-life care practice.

 

 
Dr Timothy To
Staff Specialist - Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
Topic: The Benefits of the End-of-Life Essentials resource in providing education to health professionals.
 
Dr Tracey Giles
Senior Lecturer Acute Care Nursing, Flinders University
Topic: Benefits of the End-of-Life Essentials package including the rigorously assessed tools, resources and prompts that clinicians can access anywhere, including in the comfort of their own home.
 
 
Ms Kate Swetenham
Service Director, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
Topic: The need to provide training and skills to hospital staff so that they can better understand and address the values and goals of patients at the end of their lives.
 
Dr Christine Drummond
Senior Pallitative Care Physician, End-of-Life Clinical Lead, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Topic: The benefits of the End-of-Life Essentials e-learning for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.
 
Professor Katherine Clark
Medical Director of Palliative Care, Calvary Mater Newcastle
Topic: The benefits of the End-of-Life Essentials e-learning for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Ms Kate Swetenham
Service Director, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
Topic: The importance of communication skills and self-reflection through a past clinical scenario.

 

 
Professor Katherine Clark
Medical Director of Palliative Care, Calvary Mater Newcastle
Topic: Discusses the importance of patient-centred communication and understanding the wishes of people who are nearing the end of their lives.
 
Dr Timothy To
Staff Specialist - Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
Topic: What's important when caring for people who are nearing the end of their lives including good communication, understanding patients’ goals of care and management of symptoms.
 
Dr Tracey Giles
Senior Lecturer Acute Care Nursing, Flinders University
Topic: Reflects on a scenario where the clinical team fulfilled the end-of-life wishes of an elderly gentleman with terminal cancer, and how this provided a positive end-of-life experience, not just for the patient and family, but for the staff involved as well.
 
Ms Kate Munro
End-of-Life Care Coordinator, Hunter New England Local Health District
Topic: Reflects on a story of a patient who was recognised by an emergency department doctor as reaching the end of her life and the positive experience that evolved.
 
Dr Tracey Giles
Senior Lecturer Acute Care Nursing, Flinders University
Topic: Provides another story of a patient approaching the end of life and how working as a team strengthened the care provided for that patient.

Dr Tracey Giles
Senior Lecturer Acute Care Nursing, Flinders University
Topic: Talks about the importance of ensuring all health care professionals have the knowledge and skills to ensure that patients and families get the best possible care at the end-of-life.

 
Ms Kate Swetenham
Service Director, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
Topic: The benefits of having a online resource for all clinicians regardless of workplace, that is well referenced and evidenced-based and provides pointers on how to approach difficult clinical scenarios.
 
Dr Timothy To
Staff Specialist - Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
Topic: Discusses the importance of providing health care professionals with education to ensure that best practice and good quality end-of-life care is delivered.
 
Professor Robyn Clark
Nursing Acute Care & Cardiovascular Research, Flinders University
Topic: The importance of death as well as birth.
 
Ms Meg Brassil
Topic: From a consumer perspective about the value of End-of-Life Essentials in making real improvements to the end-of-life care that patients, families and carers receive.
 
Ms Kate Munro
End-of-Life Care Coordinator, Hunter New England Local Health District
Topic: The importance of the End-of-Life Essentials education to support health professionals who work in acute settings.
 

Ken Hillman
Professor of Intensive Care, Liverpool Hospital
Topic: Discusses the importance of the End-of-Life Essentials online education in relation to the intensive care unit.

 
Professor Imogen Mitchell
Dean, ANU Medical School & Senior ICU Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Topic: Communication and what is unique about it in the ICU setting.
 
Professor Imogen Mitchell
Dean, ANU Medical School & Senior ICU Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Topic: Importance of teamwork and communication in the ICU setting between all the health professionals involved in the care of the patient.
 
Professor Imogen Mitchell
Dean, ANU Medical School & Senior ICU Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Topic: Building a consensus with patients and their families in the intensive care unit.
 
Professor Imogen Mitchell
Dean, ANU Medical School & Senior ICU Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Topic: Using triggers to initiate conversations at the end of life. She also discusses the opportunities and challenges for recognising dying in the ICU setting.
 
Professor Imogen Mitchell
Dean, ANU Medical School & Senior ICU Specialist, Canberra Hospital
Topic: The 'death-denying' culture that we live in and the challenges this has for the intensive care unit.

Dr Anthony Herbert 
Director, Paediatric Palliative Care Service, Division of Medicine Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Topic: Advice for hospital staff regarding patients and families, including siblings, involved in paediatric end-of-life care.

 

Dr Anthony Herbert 
Director, Paediatric Palliative Care Service, Division of Medicine Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Topic: How health professionals can support ‘a good death’ in paediatric end-of-life care.

 

Sara Fleming 
Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Lead Paediatric Paediatric Palliative Care, Women's and Children's Hospital
Topic:  Advice for health professionals providing care to a child in paediatric end-of-life care.

 

Sara Fleming 
Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Lead Paediatric Paediatric Palliative Care, Women's and Children's Hospital
Topic:  Care for staff working in paediatric end-of-life care.

 

Lauren Morgan 
Art Therapist Paediatric Palliative Care, Women's and Children's Hospital
Topic: Parents and paediatric end-of-life care.

 

Lauren Morgan 
Art Therapist Paediatric Palliative Care, Women's and Children's Hospital
Topic: Art Therapy in paediatric end-of-life care

Professor Villis Marshall 
Chair of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)
Topic: The Commission’s National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care and it's relationship to End-of-Life Essentials education for acute hospitals.

 
Ms Meg Brassil
Topic: From a consumer perspective about the value of End-of-Life Essentials in making real improvements to the end-of-life care that patients, families and carers receive.
 
Ken Hillman
Professor of Intensive Care, Liverpool Hospital
Topic: Discuss the importance of the End-of-Life Essentials online education in relation to Intensive Care.
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This module holds all the educational video/film and other resources used in End-of-life Essentials education for acute hospitals which will be useful in clinical teaching, in-service and postgraduate or undergraduate education.

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