Middle East Palliative Care Congress

Middle East Palliative Care Congress

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With this in mind, the Middle East Palliative Care Congress is the only conference in the region, which is fully dedicated to palliative care and the different specialities related to palliative medicine including oncology and pain medicine. The congress will gather pioneers and top notch experts in this field to advance the practice and discuss the different approaches to improve the quality of life in patients with untreated conditions whether they are terminal or non-terminal with both malignant and non- malignant conditions.

The 3-day conference taking place on 18-20 May 2017, in Dubai, will have special focus on areas like pain management, palliative care for cancer patients, special age groups, and the future of palliative medicine in the region.
Join the Middle East Palliative Care Congress and become one of the contributors in the advancement of this field, help with pain management and improve the quality of our patients’ lives in the region.

Why Attend

  • Learn how to improve the quality of life in patients with malignant and non-malignant diseases
  • Understand the outcomes of homecare and palliative services in special age groups like geriatrics and paediatrics
  • Address the role of interventional nutrition in terminally ill patients
  • Assess the different symptoms management techniques in neurological disorders
  • Evaluate pain management techniques in patients with cancer and non-malignant diseases
  • Describe the best approaches to counteract the side effects of different cancer therapies

Benefits of attending

  • Learn how to improve the quality of life in patients with malignant and non-malignant diseases
  • Understand the outcomes of homecare and palliative services in special age groups like geriatrics and paediatrics
  • Address the role of interventional nutrition in terminally ill patients
  • Assess the different symptoms management techniques in neurological disorders
  • Evaluate pain management techniques in patients with cancer and non-malignant diseases
  • Describe the best approaches to counteract the side effects of different cancer therapies

Note: Same pricing applies to both Neonatal and Paediatric Congress.

Bronze PackageEarly Bird 10 March 2017Standard Price
PhysiciansUSD 399USD 499
Residents / Nurses / PhysiotherapistsUSD 299USD 399
StudentsUSD 199USD 199
Pharmaceutical CompaniesUSD 1799USD 1999
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance
NOTE: Students fee is applicable ONLY for undergraduate students. A valid student ID must be presented at the Registration Desk during the Congress. Otherwise, discounted fee will not apply.



Gold PackageEarly Bird 10 March 2017
Standard Price
DoctorsUSD 499USD 599
Residents / Nurses / Physiotherapists
USD 399USD 499
StudentsUSD 299USD 299
Vendors / Pharmaceutical Companies
USD 1999 USD 2199
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks *Access to both workshops
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance



Workshop Prices

1 WorkshopUSD 99
2 WorkshopsUSD 180


Registration and Payment Policy

• All participants must register prior to congress admission.
• Pre-registered participants are advised to present a copy of their registration/payment slip at the onsite registration desk.
• Payment is due at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, conference materials and certificate of attendance.
• Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received in full.
• Cheque payment may only be made from UAE and in AED. Kindly contact us at [email protected] to discuss.
• EFT / Direct Deposit to be effected as per bank details on the invoice.
• Payment should be made within 7 days of invoice date.
• Payment can also be done through credit card or Paypal.


Discounts

• All early bird discounts require payment at the time of registration and before the early bird deadline in order to receive any discount.
• Discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer.

Cancellation Policy

• Registration cancellations must be notified in writing by email to Maarefah’s office in Dubai. Email: i[email protected].
• Cancellations received 30 working days prior the event will receive a refund of the registration fees, less an administration charge of 100 USD of the congress fee.
• Cancellations made after, as well as 'no shows', are not eligible for a refund.
• Refunds will be processed 2 months after the event completion date.

Congress Day One


08:00

Registration, coffee and networking

08.30

Welcome from Maarefah Management

08:40

Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks from the chairman


SESSION I: The Status of Palliative Care in the region


09:00

Palliative care in the Middle East: The present and future Mona Tareen

09:30

Delay to refer for Palliative care in cancer patients: Outcome and sequences Khaled Al Saleh

10:00

Interactive Panel Discussion: Will the region meet the global targets for palliative care by 2020?

10:30

Networking coffee break


SESSION II: Neuro Palliative Care


11:00

Symptoms management in people with Multiple Sclerosis

11:30

Neuropathic pain management

12:00

Palliative care approach in Parkinson’s Abu Baker Al Madani

12:30

Prayer and networking lunch break


SESSION III: Palliative Care in Non-Malignant Diseases


13:30

Assessment and management of palliative emergencies at the end stages of kidney disease

14:00

Improving symptoms in advanced heart failure

14:30

Pain management in non-malignant diseases Hassan Jabbar Shaikh

15:00

Interactive Panel Discussion: Thrombosis and anticoagulants use in palliative care

15:30

Networking coffee break


SESSION IV: Special Age Groups Care


16:00

Paediatric anesthesia monitoring Anil Kumar

16:30

Geriatric dementia and depression care at home

17:00

Preventing bedsore in elderly patients

17:30

Closing remarks and end of day one


Congress Day Two


08:00

Registration, coffee and networking

08.30

Welcome from Maarefah Management


SESSION V: Palliative Care to Cancer Patients


09:00

Cultural considerations in palliative care Zafar Javed

09:30

The role of surgery in palliative patients Haytham El-Salhat

10:00

Early engagement; the first step in caregiving strategies for cancer patients Zahid Al Mandhari

10:30

Networking coffee break


SESSION VI: Pain Management in Terminally Ill Patients


11:00

Immunotherapy: Improving the quality of life in lung cancer patients Maroun Elkhoury

11:30

Pain management in opioid dependent patients: The challenge

12:00

Friday prayer and networking lunch break

14:00

Opioid induced constipation Eman Bukhary

14:30

Neuroaxial blocks for cancer pain Ali Zahran

15:00

Interactive panel discussion: Neuroaxial intervention: when is it needed?

15:30

Networking coffee break


SESSION VII: Management of Cancer Treatments Side Effects


16:00

Cancer patient on chemotherapy: The anesthetic approach Medhat M. Shalabi

16:30

Networking coffee break

17:00

Managing chemotherapy induced nausea

17:30

Closing remarks and end of day two




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