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4th International Conference on Palliative Care, Medicine and Hospice Nursing, will be organized around the theme “Heartfelt Patient Care from the Spirit of Innovation”

Palliative Care 2018 is comprised of 18 tracks and 126 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Palliative Care 2018.

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Hospice care attentions on the quality of life and gives supportive care to people in the ending phase of a terminal illness and focus on comfort and quality of life, immediately upon the poor probability of cure. The objective is to support patients to relieve the pain and suffering of the terminally ill, with Hospice advantage.  Whereas Palliative Care is a manner that enhances the quality of life of patients with severe illness, right the way through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and perfect assessment and treatment of pain, physical, psychosocial and other problems, spiritual including bereavement support for the family.

  • Track 1-1Palliative Care and Medicare
  • Track 1-2Palliative Care and Respite care
  • Track 1-3Hospice family care
  • Track 1-4Hospice medicare
  • Track 1-5Hospice home care
  • Track 1-6Hospice nursing
  • Track 1-7Hospice compassus
  • Track 1-8Behavioral Health
  • Track 1-9Bereavement support

End-of-life care refers to Patient-Centered care for a life-limiting illness that meets the patient’s medical, physical, psychological, Spiritual and social needs and to provide relief of suffering, comfort, companionship. Older people often live with one or more chronic illnesses and need a lot of care for days, weeks, and even months before death. Hospice care is a divine service that emphasizes symptom management without life-prolonging treatment, and is meant to enhance the quality of life for both patients with a limited life expectancy and the Withholding or Withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in terminal illness.

  • Track 2-1Palliative Care and End of Life Care
  • Track 2-2Palliative Care and Terminal Care
  • Track 2-3Palliative Care and Foster Care
  • Track 2-4Palliative Care and Hospital Based Care
  • Track 2-5Palliative Care and Home Care
  • Track 2-6Palliative Care and Long Term Care

Noble administration of symptoms in the terminal phase is the main concern of patients and their families. Nursing care is prescribed for patients regardless of care setting; The decline in their health can be very unpleasant. The palliative care approach to symptom management is based thorough estimation of current symptoms, and planning ahead for common problems. There is a consistent positive blow of palliative care services on symptoms, quality of life, and satisfaction at the end of life. Symptom management guidelines include data about clinical decision making, symptom assessment, and symptom management.

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

Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine focuses on improving the quality of life. By giving diagnosis and treatment, it is usual for patients to experience challenging psychological distress and from their disease and the treatment. Rehabilitative care finds strategies to manage common barriers to achieving goals such as breathlessness, fatigue anxiety and depression.

  • Track 4-1Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Track 4-2Therapeutic Treatment
  • Track 4-3Pharmacology
  • Track 4-4Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Track 4-5Recreational Therapy
  • Track 4-6Virtual Rehabilitaion
  • Track 4-7Adverse Effects
  • Track 4-8Animal Hospice and Pet care
  • Track 4-9Methods of Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy plays a significant role in Palliative and hospice care. Occupational therapy practitioners consider physical and psychosocial and behavioral health needs of the patient, support systems and the available resources and the environments in which the patient wants and is capable to participate.

  • Track 5-1Palliative Care and Physical therapy
  • Track 5-2Psychosocial Health
  • Track 5-3Rest and Sleep
  • Track 5-4Occupational Health nursing

Spirituality can be described as that which recognizes and response to the human spirit. Spiritual Care also discusses about universal human need for love, relatedness, hope, value, and dignity. Spirituality may involve religious beliefs and practices. It is the spirit and sense behind all moral values and assets such as benevolence, honesty, compassion, sympathy, respect, forgiveness, integrity, loving kindness towards patients, and respect for nature. Spiritual Care is a one-to-one relationship, is patient-centered care and makes no assumptions about personal condemnation or life orientation. But Religious care is given in the environment of the shared religious beliefs, values, and lifestyle of a faith community.

  • Track 6-1Importance of spiritual care
  • Track 6-2Spirituality and optimism
  • Track 6-3Palliative Care and Spirutual Care Interventions

Patients with serious or life-threatening sickness are likely to find in an emergency department and they should expect to receive high-quality palliative care in that situation. Older adults move between different levels of care throughout their chronic illness trajectory. Recently, emergency medicine has been progressively taken a major role in the early implementation of palliative care. Wide integration of palliative care into the everyday practice of emergency medicine is necessary; however, it is often jeopardized by the demands of many challenging priorities.

  • Track 7-1Hypercalcemia and Hyperkalaemia
  • Track 7-2Emergency paramedics
  • Track 7-3Stroke medicine
  • Track 7-4Cardiology
  • Track 7-5Palliative Care and Acute Pain Syndromes
  • Track 7-6Accidental emergency
  • Track 7-7Natural disasters
  • Track 7-8Geriatric emergency medicine
  • Track 7-9Palliative Care and Seizures
  • Track 7-10Palliative Care and Hemorrhage

The goal of palliative care is to help them achieve a life beyond treatment through relief of suffering, control of symptoms, while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, believes and practices. The goals of a nurse are caring for patients with acute and chronic illness, providing comprehensive care, ensuring finest patient care.

  • Track 8-1Hospice Nursing
  • Track 8-2Geriatric nursing
  • Track 8-3Telenursing
  • Track 8-4Palliative Care and Patient Care Practices

Pediatric Palliative care is a unique medical care for children with critical medical conditions, comprising Genetic disorders, Prematurity, Cancer, Neurologic disorders, heart and lung conditions and more. Palliative care for youngsters is the energetic complete care of the child’s body, mind, and spirit, and also involves giving support to the family. Child psychology also helps in better paediatric care. Pediatric palliative care is offered by a group of doctors, nurses and other specialists as an additional level of support. Briefly, it assists the child and the family gains the strength to continue with daily life.

  • Track 9-1Pediatric Care
  • Track 9-2Pediatric Emergency
  • Track 9-3Adolescent medicine
  • Track 9-4Child and Infant Care
  • Track 9-5Perinatology and Neonatol care
  • Track 9-6Nursing and Mid wifery

Cancer and its treatment frequently cause side effects. Lightening a person’s symptoms and side effects is a vital part of cancer care. This style of treatment is called symptom management, supportive care, or palliative care. Palliative care is given during a patient’s experience with cancer. It should start at diagnosis and prolong through treatment, follow-up care, and the end of life. Cancer symptoms might include pain, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, anxiety, depression, constipation, diarrhoea, confusion or shortness of breath. Palliative Care specialists are expertise to interpret the complex medical statistics and can help you understand.

  • Track 10-1Oncologic Nursing
  • Track 10-2Tumour associated Pain
  • Track 10-3Therapeutic Radiology
  • Track 10-4Alternate Medicine
  • Track 10-5Transplantation
  • Track 10-6Geriatric Oncology
  • Track 10-7Surgical Oncology
  • Track 10-8Clinical Oncology

Hospice Palliative Care includes efficient symptom and pain management to aid patients and families to deal with End of life issues with Dignity in dying.

Physicians Assisted Death: When a patient suffering is unbearable, Dying person has the choice to control their death of their own life.

  • Track 11-1Medically assisted Death
  • Track 11-2Die with Dignity
  • Track 11-3Euthanasia
  • Track 11-4Mercy Killing

Trauma is considered as the physical injury or damage caused by external force. Trauma majorly leads to severe symptoms like chronic pain and many more. So that, Trauma has been considered to offer end-of-life care for traumatic patients. The benefits of palliative care in terminally ill and critical patients are well recognized and are welcomed into trauma and surgical patients.

  • Track 12-1Life support Care in Trauma
  • Track 12-2Traumatic Stress
  • Track 12-3Trauma Emergency
  • Track 12-4Disaster Medicine
  • Track 12-5Injuries and Wound Care
  • Track 12-6Diagnosis and Monitoring
  • Track 12-7Levels of Trauma

The old get Sick very differently. Geriatrics is the fork that deals with health care of elderly people. Geriatrics is different from adult medicine because it focusses on unique needs of an elderly person. The major obstacles for elderly patients can be a rapid change in mental status, acute pain, uncertain symptoms, decline of health, Dehydration, Anorexia, strange medical reactions. The major goals of geriatric palliative care: maintaining control, increasing the quality of life, co-operative care.

  • Track 13-1Gerontology
  • Track 13-2Elderly Care
  • Track 13-3Geriatric Dermatology
  • Track 13-4Aged care Services
  • Track 13-5Aging and Bone Health
  • Track 13-6Geriatric Physiotherapy like Engage in Yoga, Arts, and Exercise
  • Track 13-7Geriatric Counselling
  • Track 13-8Geriatric Concierge Medicine

Non-malignant diseases (non-cancerous) also need palliative care in several cases. Non-malignant diseases like respiratory, a chronic, non-treatable progressive condition that needs appropriate treatment and symptom management that encompasses of interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis breathlessness and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are often associated with advanced COPD are fatigue, pain, and cough. Heart Disease recognizes the necessity for patients with heart failure to have access to palliative care services for on-going support and advice; and for Renal Services, Type1, Type2 diabetes patients near to the end of life to have a mutual palliative care plan, fabricated around their individual needs and preferences.

  • Track 14-1Palliative Care and COPD
  • Track 14-2Palliative care and Lung cancer
  • Track 14-3Liver Failure
  • Track 14-4Diabetic care
  • Track 14-5Renal malfunctions
  • Track 14-6Palliative Care in Organ Donation

Palliative care can disclose a broad range of issues, assimilating an individual’s specific needs into care. The physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment may vary from person to person. For instance, differences in cultural background, age, and support systems may rise in very different palliative care needs.

  • Track 15-1Primary and Secondary Health Care
  • Track 15-2Health Care and Mental Health
  • Track 15-3Digital Health care
  • Track 15-4Asthenia
  • Track 15-5Cachexia
  • Track 15-6Dyspenia
  • Track 15-7Health Care Management
  • Track 15-8Health Care and Nutrition
  • Track 15-9Environmental Health
  • Track 15-10HIV and other Infectious Diseases
  • Track 15-11Health Care in Technology and Innovation

Psychology is the branch of behaviour and mind, involving all features of conscious and unconscious knowledge. Many patients obtaining palliative care suffer from anxiety, depression, hysteria, delirium, or other emotional disorders. Subsequently, the collusion between the fields of psychiatry and palliative care has grown significantly in last few decades. The collective treatment of psychiatric medication and psychotherapy has converted into the most regular mode of psychiatric treatment in existing custom.

  • Track 16-1Psychology, Psychiatry & Psychotherapy
  • Track 16-2Consultation-Liaison psychiatry
  • Track 16-3Mental health and Rehabilitation
  • Track 16-4Psycho analysis and psycho-dynamic therapy
  • Track 16-5Mood Disorders
  • Track 16-6Psychopathology
  • Track 16-7Geriatric psychiatry
  • Track 16-8Psychopharmacology
  • Track 16-9Speech Pathology therapy
  • Track 16-10Neuro-psychiatric Disorders
  • Track 16-11Anxiety & Depression Disorders

Patients with major neurological diseases at the end of life have need of the skilled and caring assistance. These patients’ needs are different from normal sick patients. The people who is providing palliative care need to carefully understand and treat neurological symptoms such as depression, pain, anxiety, fatigue, urinary urgency,  sleep, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. Numerous studies have shown that non-motor symptoms over time are among the most function-limiting for patients, and affect caregiver stress and overall quality of life beyond motor symptoms.

  • Track 17-1Alzheimer’s disease & Dementia
  • Track 17-2Neuro-muscular disorders
  • Track 17-3Neurologic Nursing
  • Track 17-4Neuro physiology
  • Track 17-5Neuro developmental disorders
  • Track 17-6Neuro-therapeutics and case studies
  • Track 17-7Migraine and neuropathic pain
  • Track 17-8Neurodegenerative disorders

Genetic disorders may also be complex, or polygenic, multifactorial, triggered by one or more gene abnormalities. Technological advances have extended life for numerous people with genetic diseases. The end-of-life program has origins in the hospice movement with people suffering from genetic disarrays. A nurse assists the sick patient to make the most of living.

  • Track 18-1Molecular Genetics
  • Track 18-2Gene Therapy
  • Track 18-3Immunogenetics
  • Track 18-4Bioinformatics and genomic Technology
  • Track 18-5Chromosomal disorders
  • Track 18-6Genomic Diseases and Related Disorders
  • Track 18-7Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology
  • Track 18-8Congenital disorders