Focus Topics

To provide quality care for people with life-limiting illnesses and their families you need to be able to respond effectively to their specific needs.

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Overview:

TOPIC 2: Caring for Aboriginal people with life-limiting illnesses will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality care, across various healthcare settings, to Aboriginal people with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

Aims and Objectives:

This focus topic is based on the core principles of palliative care and is designed to supplement the learning activities in Module 1: Principles of palliative care.

After completing this focus topic, you should be able to:

  • Identify the practice principles of caring for Aboriginal people with life-limiting illnesses.