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 office on 08 8271 1643 or pepasa@palliativecaresa.org.au.

PEPA Placements

Information about PEPA placements can be found here:

If you have any questions, please contact the office on 08 8271 1643 or email pepasa@palliativecaresa.org.au

Testimonials

PEPA testimonials are available here:

PEPA video testimonials are available here:

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