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Palliative care is an approach that boosts the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem which correlates with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable estimation and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psycho social and spiritual.

  • Track 1-1Palliative Care and Medicare
  • Track 1-2Palliative Care and Respite care
  • Track 1-3Hospice family care
  • Track 1-4Hospice home care
  • Track 1-5Hospice medicare
  • Track 1-6Hospice nursing
  • Track 1-7Hospice compassus
  • Track 1-8Behavioral Health

End-of-life (EOL) care refers to comprehensive care for a life-limiting illness that meets the patient’s medical, physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs. Hospice care is a service delivery system that emphasizes symptom management without life-prolonging treatment, and is intended to enhance the quality of life for both patients with a limited life expectancy and their families.

  • Track 2-1Palliative Care and Long Term Care
  • Track 2-2Palliative Care and Home Care
  • Track 2-3Palliative Care and Hospital Based Care

Good management of symptoms in the terminal phase is one of the main concerns of patients and their families. The physical comfort of dying patients requires thorough assessment, excellent nursing care and careful prescribing. Some patients may experience uncontrolled and distressing symptoms at the end of life.

  • Track 3-1Palliative Care and Alimentary Symptoms
  • Track 3-2Palliative Care and Respiratory Symptoms
  • Track 3-3Palliative Care and Acute Pain Syndromes
  • Track 3-4Kidney/Renal Failure

Occupational therapy plays a significant role on palliative and hospice care. Occupational therapy practitioners consider both the physical and psychosocial/behavioural health needs of the patient, concentrating on what is most important to him or her to fulfil, support systems and the available resources and the environments in which the patient wants and is able to participate.

  • Track 4-1Palliative Care and Physical therapy
  • Track 4-2Psychosocial Health
  • Track 4-3Rest and Sleep

Spirituality can be described as that which gives meaning to life.  It refers to the universal human need for love, hope, relatedness, value, and dignity.  Spirituality may or may not involve religious beliefs and practices. Learning that you or a loved one has a terminal illness presents many challenges.  It can also present opportunities for life review, realized potential, celebration of accomplishments, connection with loved ones, and reconciliation.

  • Track 5-1Palliative Care and Spirutual Assessment
  • Track 5-2Palliative Care and Spirutual Care Interventions

Patients with serious or life-threatening illness are likely to find themselves in an emergency department at some point along their trajectory of illness, and they should expect to receive high-quality palliative care in that setting. In the last five years, emergency medicine has increasingly taken a central role in the early implementation of palliative care. Widespread integration of palliative care into the day-to-day practice of emergency medicine, however, is often jeopardized by the demands of many competing priorities.

  • Track 6-1Palliative Care and Hypercalcemia
  • Track 6-2Palliative Care and Hemorrhage
  • Track 6-3Palliative Care and Seizures
  • Track 6-4Palliative Care and Acute Pain Syndromes

The goal of palliative care is to help them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms, and restoration of functional capacity, while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, believes and practices”. It is important that these nurses are trained in end of life treatment, psychological support, symptom management and enhancing the quality of life for their patients and the patient's families.

  • Track 7-1Palliative Care and Patient Care
  • Track 7-2Palliative Care and Patient Care Practices
  • Track 7-3Palliative Care and Home Nursing

Geriatrics is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes in the care of elderly people. Rather, this decision is determined by the individual patient's needs, and the availability of a specialist.

  • Track 8-1Palliative Care and Elderly Care
  • Track 8-2Aging
  • Track 8-3Palliative Care and Dementia
  • Track 8-4Engage in Yoga, Arts, and Exercise
  • Track 8-5Engage in Yoga, Arts, and Exercise

Palliative care can address a broad range of issues, integrating an individual’s specific needs into care. The physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment may be very different from person to person. For example, differences in age, cultural background, or support systems may result in very different palliative care needs.

  • Track 9-1alliative Care and Asthenia
  • Track 9-2Palliative Care and Cachexia
  • Track 9-3Palliative Care and Dyspenia