16-19 Oct 2018 - EFIC Winter School on Cancer Pain, Liverpool




DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE to attend the EFIC Winter Pain School on Cancer Pain due to take place in Liverpool on 16-19 October 2018. A leading faculty of experts from Europe will be teaching at the meeting.

The interactive course aims to develop skills for assessing and treating pain related to cancer with an evidence-based approach to assessment, formulating a diagnosis and designing a comprehensive management plan.

Learning objectives of this course are in line with EFIC Core Curriculum for managing pain related to cancer.

FACULTY INCLUDES



Prof. Bart Morlion, President, EFIC, Director of the Leuven Center for Algology & Pain Management, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium




Dr Andreas Kopf, Pain and Palliative Medicine Specialist,
Department of Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Charité Medical University, Berlin, Germany



Dr Nevenka Krcevski-Skvarc, Honorary Secretary, EFIC,  University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia



Dr Arun Bhaskar, President-Elect, British Pain Society,  WIP UK Section Chairman, Council Member, London Pain Forum, Consultant in Pain Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College London Hospitals, UK









 Dr Manohar Lal Sharma, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation, Clinical Lead, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK


 

Dr Rajiv Chawla, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK









Mr Jibril Farah, Consultant General & Functional Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK


EDUCATIONAL CONTENT


LECTURES/CASE PRESENTATIONS/DISCUSSIONS


SESSION 1 Understanding Cancer Pain
Hospice and Pain Medicine: the importance of working together
Epidemiology of pain related to cancer
Pathophysiology of pain related to cancer


SESSION 2 Understanding pain and management options
Difficulties with service development in developing nations- how can they be
overcome?
Opioids availability throughout Europe
Opioid dependence & detox


SESSION 3 Pharmacological Management of Pain related to Cancer
Non-opioid pharmacological management of cancer pain including Ketamine
Opioids - opportunities and pitfalls & Case for new ladder in 21st century


SESSION 4 Current Concepts in Pain related to Cancer
Oncological treatments for cancer related pain
"EFIC Pain Curriculum and Training in Cancer Pain Management"


SESSION 5 Pain Management in Hospice Setting
Symptom control in hospice/community setting


SESSION 6 Pain Management in Hospice Setting
Grand Round with live case presentations


SESSION 7 Pain Management in cancer survivors: live case studies
2 cancer survivors (live case presentation by Pain team and discussion)
Pain management in cancer survivors
“Beyond poppie juice and willow bark: antinociceptive gastronomy”


SESSION 8 Interventions for Pain related to Cancer
Initial assessment and ethical considerations for invasive pain interventions
Role of sympathetic blocks
Role of M.R.I. guided focused ultra sound & nerve blocks in cancer related pain

SESSION 9 Interventions for Pain related to Cancer
Epidural infusion for pain related to cancer
Spinal neurolysis
Percutaneous cordotomy


SESSION 10 Surgery for Cancer Pain
Neurosurgical treatments for pain related to cancer
Surgical management of cancer pain


SESSION 11 Implants for Pain related to Cancer
Indications, patient selection, implantation and aftercare for Intrathecal
Pumps in Pain related to Cancer


SESSION 12 Therapeutic Challenges- Interactive Case Presentations
Incident pain (Pathological fracture related pain)
Visceral pain (Pancreatic cancer)
Head and neck cancer pain


SESSION 13 Therapeutic Challenges- Interactive Case Presentations
Group work: (Groups split in to 3 and case history on pain related to cancer and formulation of management plan with progression of cancer and pain including terminal care in hospice setting)


MEETING VENUE


RADISSON BLU HOTEL, LIVERPOOL
107 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9BD, United Kingdom 
Web: https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-liverpool


REGISTRATION FEES

Until 10.08.18
Early bird Registration Fee: £450.00 (GBP)

After 10.08.18
Late Registration Fee: £525.00 (GBP)

*Registration fee incluldes lunch and the course dinner

For information on how to pay your registration fee by debit or credit card, bank transfer or pounds sterling cheque, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


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