would like to inform you about preparations for
The Second National Congress on Palliative Care
We hope this event will help you to get the new knowledge, to exchange the experience with your colleagues from over the world on wide scale of issues connected with palliative and hospice care.
Date: October, 1-3, 2015
The Congress is organized by:
- NGO “Ukrainian League of Palliative and Hospice Care”
- Academy of State Service at the President of Ukraine
- National Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education named after P.Shupyk
With the support of:
- Ministry of Health of Ukraine
- Ministry of Social Policy in Ukraine
- National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
- Health Department of Kyiv City State Administration
- International Renaissance Foundation
Academy of State Service at the President of Ukraine
(Kiev, 20 Ezhena Potie str.)
National Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education named after P.Shupyk
(Kiev, 9 Dorohozhytska str.)
The goal of the Congress:
Facilitating the creation and development of palliative and hospice care in Ukraine.
Topics of the Congress:
1. Organizational aspects of palliative and hospice care
1.1. The organizational model of outpatient palliative care
1.2. Involvement of general practitioners to palliative care
1.3. Mobile team: experiences and challenges
1.4. The organizational model of inpatient palliative and hospice care
1.5. Organizational features of inpatient palliative care and multidisciplinary mobile teams for children
1.6. Peculiarities of palliative care in urban and rural areas
1.7. Standards of inpatient palliative care and palliative care at home
1.8. Professional studies for medical personnel on palliative and hospice care
1.9. Legal and regulatory framework for palliative and hospice care
1.10. Control of narcotic drugs in medical field, access barriers to medicines and solution of this problem
1.11. Multidisciplinary and multisectoral collaboration of specialists in palliative and hospice care
1.12. The role and place of general practitioner / family physician, doctors of narrow specialists (oncologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, endocrinologists, etc.) in taking care of palliative patients
1.13. Research and scientific training in the specialization “Palliative and Hospice Care”
1.14. Economic principles of palliative and hospice care
2. Clinical aspects of palliative and hospice care system
2.1. Palliative and hospice care indications for adults and children
2.2. Chronic pain management in palliative and hospice care for adults and children
2.3. Symptomatic palliative treatment in terminal stages of the disease
2.4. Provision of pharmaceutical care in palliative and hospice care
2.5. Peculiarities of palliative care for children
2.6. Peculiarities of palliative and hospice care for patients with cancer, psychiatric, neurological diseases etc.
2.7. Peculiarities of palliative and hospice care in geriatrics
2.8. Rehabilitation and palliative care for patients who were subjects to suffering in the area of anti-terroristic operation
2.9. The work of nurses and medical technicians with palliative patients, complexity of care and basic skills
2.10. Optimization and standards for palliative care
2.11. Peculiarities of providing palliative care to patients with chronic infectious diseases (tuberculosis, HIV / AIDS, hepatitis, etc.)
3. Psychological aspects of palliative and hospice care
3.1. Approaches and methods of psychological support for palliative patients and their families
3.2. Role of Medical Psychologist in the provision of palliative and hospice care
3.3. Burnout prevention in palliative and hospice care
4. Social component of palliative care
4.1. The interaction of health and social services in providing of palliative care
4.2. Fundraising in palliative care
4.3. Coverage of palliative care issues in mass media and shaping public opinion
5. Philosophical and ethical aspects of palliative and hospice care. Philosophical and medical principles of thanatology. Palliative patient rights
6. The role of NGO’s and community in development of palliative and hospice care. Development of volunteering, philanthropy and socially responsible business
7. Spiritual principles of palliative and hospice care. Role of churches and religious organizations in the system of palliative and hospice care. The introduction of chaplain system
Congress working languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English.
Technical means: multimedia projector.
There will be held:
- plenary sessions;
- breakout sessions;
- satellite session;
- poster presentations.
To participate you need to send your application form and abstracts for publishing in the International Journal “Rehabilitation and Palliative Medicine” till September 1, 2015. Abstract should meet following requirements.
Requirements to Theses:
The theses to Stand Report should be provided in Ukrainian, Russian or English language up to 2000 singes. The Authors’ full names, name of the organization(s), where the work was performed should be stated. The theses should be accompanied by the key words (up to 6 words). The theses should include the purpose, methods, main expected results and conclusions. When submitting the theses necessary to specify the number and name of the topics, corresponding to the research made by Author.
Theses could be provided by e-mail: email@example.com. In the field Theme please note «Congress: Theses to Report», please put the Surname of the First Author in the File name as “Richards”; in the body of the covering letter please mention your contact phone, e-mail, fax.
The theses, designed without compliance with the above requirements are not to be registered. The theses to the Report designed according to the mentioned above requirements. The theses will be published in Author’s version; the organizational committee is not responsible for any orthographical or stylistic mistakes.
On issues related to organization and holding of the Congress you are welcome to contact us:
tel. +38 (044) 482 36 75
firstname.lastname@example.org; +38 (044) 455 62 92; email@example.com; atsarenko@gmail
Who will take part in the Congress:
Scientists, medical and social workers, volunteers and others representatives of the palliative care movement in Ukraine and abroad. Estimated number of all the participants – 200 participants.
Information about Congress
All further information you will find at our web-site: www.ligalife.com.ua