Partner workshops

LCPC-APHN-SHC WORKSHOPS

The Lien Centre for Palliative Care, Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network and Singapore Hospice Council have partnered to bring two new workshops for delegates attending APHC 2017.

Date: Friday, 28 July 2017
Time: 14:00 – 16:30
Venue: Duke-NUS Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857
Registration: Click here to register your interest to participate in the workshops

Workshop 1: A Holistic Assessment of Patients

Workshop 2: The Role of a Pharmacist in Palliative Care

 

WORKSHOP SYNOPSES


Workshop 1: A Holistic Assessment of Patients

Speakers/Discussants

  • Ms Tan Yee Pin
  • Ms Jacinta Phoon

Who Should Attend?

Social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals working with patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.

Overview

Participants will be able to conduct a comprehensive bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessment of patients and their families and translate assessment and identify risk factors that may impact the management of patient’s / family’s care through online learning, followed by an interactive face-to-face session. During this session there will be a short didactic presentation followed by hands-on learning activities.

Please click here for more information.


Workshop 2: The Role of a Pharmacist in Palliative Care

Speakers/Discussants

  • A/Prof Lita Chew

Who Should Attend?

Pharmacists working with patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.

Overview

Participants will be able to identify the role of pharmacists in palliative care and contextualize to one’s own setting, describe the advantages and disadvantages of the commonly used opioids and discuss opioid dose titration and conversion through online learning, followed by an interactive face-to-face session. During this session there will be a short didactic presentation followed by hands-on learning activities.

Please click here for more information.