Abstract submission deadline extended for Indian palliative care conference

The abstract submission deadline has been extended for the 21st International Conference of the Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON), due to take place on 14-16 February 2014.

via Abstract submission deadline extended for Indian palliative care conference.

2nd International Multidisciplinary Forum on Palliative Care | Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network

The upcoming conference is targeted at all medical professions from all fields of medicine. The three day conference will focus on innovative educational sessions in palliative care for non palliative care specialists. The program will include presentations, interactive workshops, and present research at various levels of development

via 2nd International Multidisciplinary Forum on Palliative Care | Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.

Palliative care in Australia – “everybody’s business”?

‘Palliative Care – everyone’s business’ is the theme of the 12th Australian Palliative Care Conference, which has has kicked off today in Canberra and runs until Friday.

via Palliative care in Australia – “everybody’s business”?.

Medical Futility Blog: Compassion & Choices Minnesota End-of-Life Event

COMPASSION & CHOICES OF MINNESOTA will be hosting an event on Sunday, September 8, 2013, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the First Unitarian Society – Chalice Room, 900 Mount Curve, Minneapolis, MN.  This event is free and open to the public as well as to Compassion & Choices members.

via Medical Futility Blog: Compassion & Choices Minnesota End-of-Life Event.

Joined up working: Sixth Sardinian-European Meeting of Palliative Care | EAPC Blog

Franco De Conno, a member of the Sardinian-European Meeting of Palliative Care and Honorary Director of the European Association for Palliative Care. Franco explains how an idea, supported by EAPC board members and others, has led to an important annual conference that is contributing to the development of palliative care in Sardinia.

via Joined up working: Sixth Sardinian-European Meeting of Palliative Care | EAPC Blog.

Palliative care, storytelling and the law

Amongst other things, Dr Frank Brennan is a passionate storyteller and gifted palliative care physician. ehospice caught up with Dr Brennan ahead of his address at the 12th Australian Palliative Care Conference to be held on 3-6 September.

via Palliative care, storytelling and the law.

One month left to apply for scholarships

There is only one month left to apply for a scholarship to attend the Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA).

via One month left to apply for scholarships.

Medical Futility Blog: Medical Futility at ASBH Meeting

The ASBH Annual Meeting is exactly two months away.  Here are four sessions related to medical futility:

via Medical Futility Blog: Medical Futility at ASBH Meeting.

Winning posters – what the judges look for | EAPC Blog

At the 13th World Congress of the EAPC in Prague I had the privilege to lead on the marking of the posters. Eight hundred and sixty-four posters from many different areas and disciplines presented new scientific theories and results from research, and described new developments in palliative care from around the world. How did we choose the winning posters?

via Winning posters – what the judges look for | EAPC Blog.

20th International Congress on Palliative Care: dates for your diary

The 20th International Congress on Palliative Care will be held in Montreal, Canada in September 2014.

via 20th International Congress on Palliative Care: dates for your diary.