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March 2017

The APM Supportive and Palliative Care (ASP) Conference

March 30 - May 31
Belfast Waterfront, Belfast, Ireland + Google Map

The programme includes parallel sessions from various APM committees: Ethics, Science, Juniors, Trainees and SSAS. Early bird closes 5pm (GMT) Wednesday 1 February

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May 2017

Religion and Futility in the Intensive Care Unit

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom + Google Map

The University of Oxford Faculty of Philosophy are hosting an event on 'Religion and Futility in the Intensive Care Unit' A child is critically ill in the intensive unit. Doctors believe that the child’s prognosis is very poor and that treatment should be withdrawn. However, her parents do not agree. They say that it is contrary to their religion to stop treatment. How often is religion a source of disagreement about treatment in intensive care? What are the views of major…

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£300

Together for Short Lives Conference 2017

May 10 - May 11
Conference Aston Meeting Suites (CAMS), Aston University
Birmingham, B47ET United Kingdom
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Defining moments in children's palliative care: Transforming the family experience Every family caring for a child with a life-limiting condition goes through many critical points throughout their journey together. Some points are challenging and others require a major transformation in how their child’s care is delivered. And some fail – because services and systems are either missing or fragmented. By working together, we can start to transform this journey for children, young people and their family. #TFSLconf | email hidden; JavaScript is required | 0117 989…

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£90

The challenges of supporting parents through the neonatal experience

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Travelers, 3rd Floor, Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Ave,
London, EC3A 8AG United Kingdom
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A one-day workshops which explore key areas of neonatal care including loss and grief, Communication, the parents’ perspective, as well as the moral and ethical issues around end of life and palliative care.  The workshop is highly-evaluated by those whose work brings them into contact with families facing the loss of their newborn. For more information go to: www.childbereavementuk.org/courses Venue: Travelers, 3rd floor, Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AG Contact: email hidden; JavaScript is required Time: 9.30am-4pm Fee: £90 with kind…

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£120

Supporting parents through pregnancy loss and the death of a baby

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Child Bereavement UK, Wycombe Road, Saunderton
Buckinghamshire, HP14 4HU
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This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on the family, and to identify the communication skills required, as outlined in 'Pregnancy Loss and Death of a Baby: Guidelines for Professionals' 3rd edition Schott, Henley & Kohner: Sands 2007. For more information go to: www.childbereavementuk.org/courses Venue: Child Bereavement UK, Clare Charity Centre, Bucks, HP14 4BF Contact: email hidden; JavaScript is required Time: 10am-4pm Fee: £120

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EAPC 2017 – 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

May 18 @ 8:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
IFEMA Feria de Madrid, North Convention Center, Avda. del Partenón, 5
Madrid, 28042 Spain
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The congress will provide the opportunity for delegates to discuss advances in the field of palliative care, to debate how access to palliative care is developing globally, to assess the integration of palliative care across healthcare systems and ultimately to affirm, change and develop our multi-professional practice.

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£120

Paediatric post mortem – communicating with bereaved families

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Child Bereavement UK, Wycombe Road, Saunderton
Buckinghamshire, HP14 4HU
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The training is in collaboration with AAPT (Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology). It provides information and understanding in relation to post mortem examination and develop confidence in sensitive communication with bereaved parents. Supporting HTA Codes of Practice (2009) around consent, donation and post mortem. For more information go to: www.childbereavementuk.org/courses Venue: Child Bereavement UK, Clare Charity Centre, Bucks, HP14 4BF Contact: email hidden; JavaScript is required Time: 10am-4pm Fee: £120

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June 2017
£120

Teenagers and bereavement

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Child Bereavement UK, Wycombe Road, Saunderton
Buckinghamshire, HP14 4HU
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An interactive workshop to explore the experience of bereaved teenagers and identify ways to provide appropriate support.  This training is suitable for all professionals who come into contact with bereaved teenagers in the course of their work, whether in the statutory or voluntary sector. For more information go to: www.childbereavementuk.org/courses Venue: Child Bereavement UK, Clare Charity Centre, Bucks, HP14 4BF Contact: email hidden; JavaScript is required Time: 10am-4pm Fee: £120

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Pediatric Palliative Oncology Symposium

June 8 - June 9
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN United States
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is hosting its first annual interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Oncology Symposium, focused on the comprehensive care of children with cancer and their families; featuring experts and a panel of bereaved parents. he target audience for this conference is providers caring for children with cancer and their families, including physicians (oncologists, palliative care specialists, pediatricians), advance practice nurses, nurses and psychosocial professionals (psychologists, social workers, child life specialists, chaplains, etc.).

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Child Trauma Conference – Little voices count

June 10 - June 11
Durban International Convention Centre, Durban, 4000 South Africa + Google Map

Multi-sectoral pre-conference to the 6th SA AIDS Conference Topics include: Exploring the links between HIV/AIDS and the abuse and neglect of children Addressing sexual behaviours in children which may impact the spread of HIV/AIDS Exploring the new National Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDS, TB, STIs and children What constitutes adequate evidence base for the interventions in the SA Child Protection context? Connecting the dots between prevention of child sexual abuse and prevention of HIV/AIDS. The child in healthcare: Treating more than…

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