Melbourne Alumni PD Session - Grief & Bereavement in an Oncology Context

Posted by the ACAP Alumni team on 9 July 2015

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Sue Burney present our next professional development workshop in Melbourne on;

Grief & Bereavement in an Oncology Context

Date:                 Monday 3rd August
Times:               6.00pm to 6.30pm Registration, Refreshments & Networking
                           6.30pm to 9.00pm Presentation
Cost:                 Covered by ACAP
Location:          Level 9 Lecture Theatre, 123 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Registrations:  Please see below

Dr Sue Burney is head of The Szalmuk Family Psycho-oncology Unit at Cabrini Health, Malvern and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University. She is also a Clinical Associate of the Australian Catholic University. Sue is a registered Health and Counselling Psychologist, a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a member of the APS Health and Counselling Colleges. Until recently she also worked clinically in palliative care at Cabrini Prahran. 

In her role as head of the psycho-oncology unit she is the lead investigator on a range of research projects concerned with the lived experience of cancer and palliative care patients, the side effects of cancer treatment, and the supportive care needs of patients, their carers, and families. As an outcome of her research she has published widely in cancer and palliative care journals. Sue is involved in supervising postgraduate psychology research and clinical placement students at Cabrini and is a member of many local and international cancer organisations.

By attending this event you will receive a certificate crediting you with 3 PD hours.

Registrations are crucial as places are limited. Please register via the online form. Registrations will be via Eventrbrite and you will receive an email confirming your registration.

Over the past few months some alumni have requested an opportunity to invite colleagues to our alumni sessions.  We have decided to make a limited number of places at this session for you to invite colleagues who may benefit from attending these session with you. Registrations for these places are at a cost of $20 and are ticketed as "non Alumni ticket". Whilst the number of these tickets is limited, more tickets may be released one week prior to the event if alumni places are not filled.

We look forward to receiving your registration and seeing you at the session.


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