About PEPA

The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach [PEPA] is a national program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing since 2003. PEPA provides health care workers and practitioners, from a range of disciplines, an opportunity to undertake a clinical placement within a metropolitan or larger regional specialist palliative care service, to develop knowledge and skills in the palliative approach.

Target disciplines:

  • Primary care providers
  • Aged care providers (residential and community)
  • Aboriginal health workers, liaison officers and practitioners
  • GP’s and Medical practitioners
  • Nurses, RN/EN
  • Allied health professionals
  • Aged care workers
  • Community care workers; and
  • Health professionals servicing culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) populations.

To read more about PEPA visit the website: pepaeducation.com

Workshops

PEPA offers targeted workshops throughout the year.

To find out about upcoming workshops that might suit you contact the PEPA Manager, Sue Gregory, on 08 8271 1643 or sgregory@pallcare.asn.au. Alternatively you can contact our office below.

PEPA Placements

Information about PEPA placements can be found here:

If you have any questions, please contact Sue Gregory on 08 8271 1643 or email sgregory@pallcare.asn.au

Testimonials

PEPA testimonials are available here:

PEPA testimonials

 

PEPA video testimonials are available here:

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