The Advance ProjectTM is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health as a National Palliative Care Project. The National Palliative Care Projects seek to improve the provision of high quality palliative care in Australia by supporting projects focusing on education, training, quality improvement and advance care planning. More information about the National Palliative Care Projects is available at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/palliativecare-program.htm
We acknowledge the generous contribution of time and expertise by the members of the Project Advisory Group.
Many members of the clinical and general community have donated their time to the review of content, resources and products associated with this project or as volunteers for filming of videos. We would like to acknowledge and thank the following people for their contribution.
- Mr John Nadjarian
- Ms Roma Dicker
- Ms Beth Salleras
- Ms Robyn Goodwin
- Dr Sandra Bradley
- Ms Fran Simon
- Carers Australia
- Volunteers from Northern Beaches palliative care service
- PC4 Joint Consumer Advisory Group
- Ms Emma Cabuil
- Prof Susan Wilson
- Mr John Michael Dasey
- Mrs Diana Vuong-Thomas
- Ms Polly Whitworth
- Mr Tim Dixon
We would like to acknowledge the work of the Pam McLean Centre, in particular Dr Renee Lim, and K-Films in helping to produce the demonstration videos that are included in the online eLearning modules. We are grateful for the assistance of Professor Dimity Pond and Ms Helen Siegertsz for their significant contributions to the GP and practice manager eLearning modules, respectively. We like to acknowledge and thank Simon Malcolm from Simon Malcolm Productions for assistance with developing Advance ProjectTM training and promotional videos. We are very grateful to Jennifer Gavin and Jolan Stokes for their excellent work on the initial phase of the Advance ProjectTM, including training and support for general practice nurse participants and for reviewing the online training resources for the current project. We would also like to acknowledge the work of our commercial partners, Morton Blacketer, and Richard Knight of Freshmint Design for their assistance in developing the Advance ProjectTM website.
The online training activity for general practitioners has been accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).
The online training activity for General Practice Nurses has been endorsed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) according to approved quality standards criteria.