Concurrent sessions program

Day one: 20 November 2019

Understanding complexity – how a system approach helps outcome measurement in palliative care
Dr Farina Hodiamont

Trends in late referrals to palliative care
Dr Jaclyn Yoong

We need a national palliative care safety improvement collaborative
Mr Will Hallahan

The responding to urgency of need in palliative care (run-pc) triage tool – development, implementation and future potential
Dr Beth Russell

Chair: Ms Kylie Draper

Development of an anticipatory and responsive care model
Mrs Kylie Johnson

Examining the association between functional status and readiness for advance care planning behaviours in palliative care patients
Assoc. Professor Helen Yue-lai Chan

A coloured PCOC shown to improve patient outcomes
Ms Janine Stockley

Dying to be admitted: Patients who die in 3 days or less
Ms Glenys Thomas

Quality palliative care data in general practice
Ms Stacey Heer

Co-designing improvement measures for people with palliative care needs requiring care within the hospital setting, and their families: A mixed methods project
Ms Claudia Virdun

How well are we prepared for end-of-life care at home?
Mr Tanakorn Tapekumkun

Improving outcomes in a generalist nursing model through PCOC
Ms Betty Servis

End of Life Care Packages – flexible, innovative  funded models of care to assist country people to die at home
Ms Elizabeth Fallas

How to start PCOC: The Irish Experience
Ms Martina O’Reilly (TBC)

Supporting implementation of outcome measures across hospital and hospice settings through Circles of Learning
Marsha Dawkins

Planning and implementing PCOC within a new facility. Barriers preventing initial implementation, timing of and accessing resources for the rollout
Mrs Natasa Cottee

Embedding and sustaining palliative care outcome measures
Ms Cathryn McMahon

Solutions to the challenge: PCOC reporting in community palliative care
Mrs Felicity Burns

Walk and talk like a PCOC
Mrs Susanne Pritchard

Challenges and opportunities for change in rural palliative care: Embedding PCOC assessment tools in multiple non-specialist palliative care inpatient settings
Mr James Daley

A long time coming
Ms Lesley Forrester

The far-west palliative approach framework: Using PCOC to develop a model of care for rural and remote NSW
Dr Sarah Wenham

Driven by necessity, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners coordinating palliative care: An innovative model for five Cape York Peninsula communities
Assoc. Professor Mark Boughey

Chair: Dr Katherine Clark

Managing breathlessness; empowering palliative patients and their carers
Mrs Sally Baksa

Stroke patients at McCulloch House – what can PCOC tell us?
Dr Fiona Runacres

Symptom burden and quality of life assessment in patients of gastrointestinal malignancies at a tertiary care center, India
Professor Seema Mishra

Factors associated with moderate/severe psychosocial and spiritual problems on admission to an acute palliative care unit
Dr Fiona Runacres

Teaching PCOC to palliative medicine trainees
Assoc. Professor Leeroy William

Embedding palliative care assessment into an inpatient setting
Ms Hilary Hodgson

Improving outcomes and sustaining palliative care outcome measurement through times of change
Miss Kristen Aylmer

The process of implementing PCOC into a palliative care consult team operating across a major multi-site health service
Mrs Marama Robinson

Improving community palliative care patient outcomes: The design of a service specific PCOC workshop
Mr Martin Kaltner

Chair: Professor Claire Johnson

Improving end-of-life choices for aged care residents: Delivering the right care, at the right time, in the right place and by the right people
Dr Esther Davis and Mrs Gaye Bishop

Improving palliative care in Eva Tilley Memorial Home residential aged care: An inaugural partnership in Victoria
Ms Sharelle Rowe

Panel discussion
Panellist details released soon

Chair: Professor Kathy Eagar

Retrospective audit of deaths at a specialised children’s hospital
Assoc. Professor Anthony Herbert

Chronic pain in children and adolescents: Outcomes following pain management
Dr Hilarie Tardif

Characteristics of Australian adolescent and young adult palliative care patients: A national study to aid definitions and services
Dr Rachel Hughes

Panel discussion
Including Assoc. Professor Anthony Herbert, Dr Rachel Hughes, Dr Hilarie Tardiff

The benefits of retaining specialist palliative care model in community palliative care
Ms Inge McGinn

The association between phase of illness and patient and carer outcomes: Results of a prospective observational cohort study of consecutive admissions to a specialist palliative care unit in Ireland
Dr Michael Lucey

Using Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative (PCOC) data to explore the impact of moving the location of an inpatient palliative care unit (PCU) from the acute hospital to a stand-alone facility
Dr Alison Giles

What can the analysis of length of stay and PCOC outcomes between two acute palliative care units inform us about these units?
Adjunct. A/Professor Leeroy William

Day two: 21 November 2019

Chair: Dr Deb Dudgeon

Patient-reported outcomes and early integration of palliative care
Ms Raquel Shaw Moxam

How does the length of stay affect the outcomes of admissions in an acute palliative care unit?
Adjunct. A/Professor Leeroy William

Chair: Dr Brian Creedon

Advancing generalist primary health care to deliver palliative services
Mr Timothy Garfield

The impact of the designated role of PCOC champion within a tertiary specialist palliative care setting
Mrs Sharmalie Wijesinghe

Embedding palliative care outcome measures in a specialist community palliative care team: what’s worked; what hasn’t and why
Ms Sandra Sullivan

Improving and maintaining staff knowledge of PCOC
Mr Colin Lloyd

In a rural setting, a communication tool was developed to enhance effective palliative care interventions
Ms Sharon Bover

Chair: Dr Alison Giles

Improving patient self-rating of the symptom assessment scale tool: How southern Adelaide palliative care service did it!
Mrs Margie Mills

Inclusion of assessment of psychological/spiritual and family/carer Palliative Care Problem Severity Scores at daily clinical handover at Murdoch Community Hospice
Dr Alison White

Developing a care plan for the dying child
Assoc. Professor Anthony Herbert

“On the same page”: How one specialist palliative care service met their PCOC benchmark
Miss Katherine Holdsworth

Driving and achieving sustainable change:  The roadmap to meeting benchmarks
Mrs Eileen Harris

Retrospective incidence audit – pressure injuries among specialised PCU inpatients: Clinical indicator analysis, non-avoidable PIs and impact on survival
Mrs Toni Bradley

Palliative care outcome measures and patient choice: How do they influence place of death?
Ms Julie Edwards

Outcomes across care settings – Metro South Palliative care service patient-centred care throughout the different care settings
Ms Jo Dellit

The pattern and timing of changes in preferred place of death for patients admitted to a community specialist palliative care service
Dr Jessica Cross

Family/Carer Outcomes: Can they be improved?
Mrs Kathy Pearce

Fatigue management: A multidisciplinary approach to improving fatigue distress for community palliative care patients
Joyce Glen

The prediction of pressure injuries in a community based palliative care service: Can Karnofsky reduce the incidence of pressure injuries at the end of life?
Mrs Tish Morrison

Chair: Ms Tanya Pidgeon

Does greater understanding of a service model impact outcomes?
Ms Faye Hosie

The tyranny of distance & telehealth use
Mrs Karen Brown

Leading the way with Aboriginal Elders: A collaborative approach in building capacity of health professionals to deliver culturally appropriate palliative care for aboriginal people
Mrs Fiona Mardling

This session will end with the screening of a video:
Culturally appropriate palliative care in the West Kimberley
Mrs Grace Buchanan

Building multi-disciplinary Pan-Canadian palliative care competencies
Ms Raquel Shaw Moxam

Using PCOC assessments for discharge planning
Ms Anne May

Recognising moderate to severe family / carer distress using the problem severity score assessment tool
Mrs Margie Mills

“Gaubarrigam” – “Coming together” (in the local Gumbainggir language) for Breakfast Club
Ms Jennifer Doust

Delivering impeccable care
Mrs Narelle Graham

Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS):  Bringing Evidence-based Palliative & End-of-Life Care to Residential Care
Mr Ed Gaudoin

Implementing palliative and end of life care (PEOLC) common assessments in residential aged care
Ms Naomi McGowan

Advance care planning documentation in Australia’s residential aged care services: improving choice and control over end-of-life care
Ms Linda Nolte

Strategies to improve outcomes: Data strategies and facilitation strategies
Mrs Alanna Connolly

PCOC: Making it stick – challenging and changing thinking and practice
Ms Julie Murphy

Which graph? Improving knowledge and skills in presentation and analysis of data for quality improvement (QI)
Ms Nicola Champion

PCOC and the introduction of the METRIX system
Mrs Jane Mctaggart

Is PCOC the new FinTech?
Mr Martin Gold

Chair: Ms Claudia Virdun

The association between phase of illness and resource utilization; A potential model for demonstrating clinical efficiency in palliative care? The results of a prospective observational cohort study of consecutive admissions to a Specialist Palliative Care Unit in Ireland
Dr Michael Lucey

Has the nurse practitioner-social worker specialist palliative care model enhanced patient referral growth from haematology in a major metropolitan hospital?
Ms Natalie Panizza

Supporting choice: An innovative model of integrated palliative care
Dr Jessica Cross

Embedding a sustainable palliative care outcome measurement process into routine practice: A quality improvement initiative
Mrs Janelle Sanderson