Programme Structure

Wednesday, 22 May 2019


Pre-Meetings

14:30 – 18:00: EAPC Berlin EDUPALL Multiplier Event
Speakers include: Eduardo Bruera, Stephen Mason and Daniela Mosoiu
Innovation in palliative care undergraduate medical education: The EDUPALL Multiplier Event
Please see pdf of the detailed Programme
Please download the grant application form here.
To register for the seminar, please also use the link for the general congress registration.

15:00-18:00 Open Workshop: Enabling Leaders in Palliative and End of Life Care
Chair: Prof. Raymond Voltz, Dr Jonathan Koffman, Prof. Rev. Piotr Krakowiak
This session is an open session on leadership in palliative care, all interested parties are welcome. It will be started by keynote experts. Thereafter Alumni and participants from the EUPCA leadership course will give insight into their personal development and the impact of their international projects. The Alumni platform shall be presented, international networking on leadership be fostered. Further information on how to apply for the next EUPCA course starting in September 2019 will be given. No notification required.

08:00-19:00 3. Mitgliedertag der DGP (Members Day German Society for Palliative Medicine – members only)
Information and registration: https://www.dgpalliativmedizin.de/neuigkeiten/mitgliedertag-der-dgp-2019.html

Thursday, 23 May 2019


09:00 – 10:30: Opening and Plenary Session
10:30 – 11:15: Break + Poster Viewing
11:15 – 12:45: Parallel + Free Communications Sessions
12:45 – 14:30: Break and Poster Viewing + Industry Sponsored Symposia
14:30 – 16:00: Plenary Session
16:00 – 16:45: Break + Poster Viewing
16:45 – 18:15: Parallel + Free Communications Sessions

 

Global challenges in Paediatric Palliative Care: An EAPC Seminar

08:00 – 08:45: Meet the Expert Session
09:00 – 10:30: Parallel Session
10:30 – 11:15: Break
11:15 – 12:45: Plenary Session
12:45 – 14:30: Break
14:30 – 16:00: Free Communications Session
16:00 – 16:45: Break
16:45 – 18:15: Plenary Session

Friday, 24 May 2019


07:00 – 08:00: Early Yoga - welcome the day (Dr. Elisabeth Jentschke): no registration required - feel welcome to take part!
08:00 – 08:45: Meet the Expert Sessions
09:00 – 10:30: Opening and Plenary Session
10:30 – 11:15: Break + Poster Viewing
11:15 – 12:45: Parallel + Free Communications Sessions
12:45 – 14:30: Break and Poster Viewing + Industry Sponsored Symposia
14:30 – 16:00: Plenary Session
16:00 – 16:45: Break + Poster Viewing
16:45 – 18:15: Parallel + Free Communications Sessions

Saturday, 25 May 2019


07:00 – 08:00: Early Singing - welcome the day (Urs Münch): no registration required - feel welcome to take part!
08:00 – 08:45: Meet the Expert Sessions
09:00 – 10:30: Parallel + Free Communications Sessions
10:30 – 11:15: Break
11:15 – 12:45: Plenary + Closing Session

10.00-17.00 Uhr: "International Symposium. Volunteers at the heart of hospice and palliative care.“
organised by the German Society for Palliative Medicine (DGP), location ESTREL
Further information: https://www.dgpalliativmedizin.de/neuigkeiten/internationale-tagung-ehrenamt.html

 

 

Topics

Plenaries


Floriani Lecture - Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief - an Imperative of Universal Health Coverage

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, India

Increasing the Value of Research in Palliative Care
Dr. Katherine E. Sleeman, United Kingdom

The Language of Dying
Prof. Monika Renz, Switzerland

Early Palliative Care: When and How for Generalists?
Prof. Scott Murray, United Kingdom

Is Palliative Care Biased?
Prof. Merryn Gott, New Zealand

From Crisis to Sustainability - Building Palliative Care with Limited Resources
Dr. Christian R. Ntizimira, Rwanda

Parallel Sessions


•    From Ideas to Action: Achieving Universal Access to Palliative Care

•    What Happens to People with Intellectual Disabilities at the End of Life? Findings from Across Europe

•    Enabling Person-Centred Care for Palliative Care Patients and Their Informal Carers: Definitions, Models of Practice and
     Implementation

•    Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Deprescribing in Advanced Illness

•    Palliative Care for Patients with Neurological Conditions - Collaboration and Interaction

•    Increasing the Value of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) for Complex Interventions in Palliative Care

•    Delivering Palliative Care in Ageing Populations: Comprehensive Interventions and Clinical Models

•    Medication Safety in Palliative Care

•    Understanding Complexity in Palliative Care

•    The Challenge of Integrating Palliative Care for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

•    End of Life and Prison: Inequalities and Vulnerabilities

•    Global Prospects in Palliative Care: Measuring the Burden, Responding to Crises

•    Implementing ACP across the Healthcare System in Europe and the US: the Results of Three ACP Trials.

•    Shaping the Future for Bereavement Care in Palliative Care

•    Understanding Health Promotion in End of Life Care: from Policy Change to Community Action

•    Developments in Global Palliative Care Policy and Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges

•    What is New about Palliative Management of Breathlessness in People with Heart Failure

•    Using Big Data to Improve End-of-Life Care: Opportunities and Challenges

•    Providing Palliative Care for Refugees and Migrants

•    What is the Impact of Assisted Dying on Health Care Professionals Working in Palliative Care?

Meet the Expert Sessions


•    Prevalence of Life-Limiting Conditions in Paediatric Palliative Care

•    How to Integrate Palliative Care and Pain Relief in Primary Health Care?

•    Enhancing Transparency in Systematic Reviews of Qualitative Literature: a Practical Approach

•    How to Develop an Academic Palliative Care Network

•    Training Volunteers to Bereavement Support in Different Countries: Importance, Needs, Similarities and Differences

•    Maximising Global Impact in Palliative Care: Achieving Effective Knowledge Transfer and Exchange

•    National Actions to Facilitate International Visibility and Networking in Palliative Care

•    Role of Social Work in Supporting the LGBT Community

•    Palliative Care and the Homeless Population: Challenges, Solutions and Lessons from Others

•    Managing Substance Use Disorder Treatment at the End of Life

•    What Do the Arts Bring to Palliative Care?

•    The Significance of a New Model of Social Capital in Redressing Inequalities in End of Life Care.

•    New Findings on the Status of Palliative Care Globally from the 2nd Edition of the WHPCA/WHO Global Atlas of Palliative Care
     (2018)

•    Time to Change? : Current Practices in Delirium Care

•    Enabling the Voice of Patients, Carers and Family Members to improve Advocacy on Access to Palliative Care

•    Practical Aspects of Spirituality


Preliminary programme information – may be subject to change

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