Partner workshops

LCPC-APHN-SHC WORKSHOPS

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

The LCPC-APHN-SHC workshop registration fee is SGD 50 (payable directly to LCPC). Click here to pre-register for these workshops.

Workshop Date and Time Venue Registration Begins
Workshop 1: A Holistic Assessment of Patients
(Click workshop name for details)
Friday, 28 July 2017
14:00 – 16:30
Duke-NUS Medical School
Meeting room 7C (level 7)
8 College Road
Singapore 169857
1.30pm
Workshop 2: The Role of a Pharmacist in Palliative Care
(Click workshop name for details)
Friday, 28 July 2017
14:00 – 16:30
Duke-NUS Medical School
Meeting room 5C (level 5)
8 College Road
Singapore 169857
1.30pm

 

APHC 2017 - Fondazione Italiana Menarini Pre-Conference Workshop

APHC 2017 has partnered with Fondazione Italiana Menarini to offer an additional pre-conference workshop on cancer pain management.

Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Time: 09:00 – 17:30
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration: Click here to register for this workshop via Fondazione Italiana Menarini website. For more information, visit the official website for this workshop.

Workshop Synopsis: New Frontiers in Cancer Pain Management – A Palliative Care Perspective

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.


Pre-Conference Workshop: New Frontiers in Cancer Pain Management – A Palliative Care Perspective

Speakers/Discussants

  • Dr N Chan (Session Chair)
  • Dr N Chua (Session Chair)
  • Prof J Y Moon (Session Chair)
  • Dr S Niruthisard (Session Chair)
  • Prof G Varrassi (Session Chair)
  • Dr A Yeo (Session Chair)
  • Prof G Aggarwal
  • Prof S H Ahmedzai
  • Prof E Alon

  • Prof R Chye
  • Prof S Coaccioli
  • Prof M R Iskander
  • Dr M Lottan
  • Dr P Marchettini
  • Prof T O’ Brien
  • Prof J Rodriguez Hernandez
  • Prof S Schug
  • Dr J Zeppetella

Who Should Attend?

Physicians, nurses, social workers and allied health professionals caring for cancer patients with pain issues.

Overview

This workshop focuses on the assessment and management of pain in cancer and the role of palliative care in cancer pain management. During this Workshop, speakers will take you through the history of palliative care and its impact on cancer pain management, ethical aspects of palliative medicine in cancer pain management and its best practices in patients at the end of life.

The second half of the Workshop will focus on therapeutic aspects of cancer pain, including the availability and use of opioids, co-analgesics, NSAIDs and combination drugs; treating Breakthrough Cancer Pain as well as the interface between palliative care and interventional pain medicine in cancer pain management, with a focus on useful neurolytic blocks.

Click here to register for this workshop (registration via Fondazione Italiana Menarini website).

The Scientific Program has been prepared with the scientific support of EULAP. Please click here to download the advanced programme for the workshop.