PCNA

Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA) is a member organisation for Australian nurses who are passionate about excellence in palliative care. We provide a unified voice for nurses who deliver, or have an enduring interest in, palliative care policy, practice, research and education. Our goal is to support our members to provide high quality, evidence-based palliative care services for patients at the end of life, and their families.

Benefits of membership

Conference 2020 Melbourne
Conference 2020 Melbourne

May 3-4, 2020

Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

Further details coming soon.

Click here to read about the 2018 Biennial Conference held in Brisbane.

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Latest insights

Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019 - Save the Date!
Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019 - Save the Date!

Palliative Care Nurses Australia is hosting a Pre-Conference Workshop on September 10, 2019.

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Employment Opportunity: Associate Professor, Palliative Care Nursing
Employment Opportunity: Associate Professor, Palliative Care Nursing

The University of Notre Dame has a position vacant for an Associate Professor, Palliative Care Nursing at it's Sydney campus.

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Becoming a member

PCNA membership is open to specialist palliative care nurses and nurses in other specialties with a passion for excellence in palliative care. Associate membership is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, assistants in nursing, personal carers and undergraduate nursing students.

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Key Issues

  • Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide
  • Review of Australia's Health System Performance Information and Reporting Frameworks

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