Ghent

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The 2nd International Seminar of the PRC and EAPC RN took place in Ghent, Belgium,
18-19 October 2012. 123 participants from all over the world attended, and there were 34 plenary talks.

Presentations:

DAY 1, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Introduction by the Chair of the scientific committe, Luc Deliens (BE/NL): Palliative Care Research A clinical as well as a public health challenge

Part I – Circumstances and social context of death and dying

A. Place of death and end-of-life care

B.  Circumstances of dying

C. End-of-life care decision making

Part II ­– Symptom management

A. Symptom control (update of clinical studies of the PRC)

B. Guidelines and classification development (PRC/EAPC RN)

DAY 2, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

Part III – Outcome measures and quality indicators

A. Outcome measures

B. Quality indicator set development

Part IV – Palliative care service delivery and evaluation

A. Issues of access and provision

B. Effectiveness of palliative care (including RCT studies)

 Part V – Social inequalities and underserved groups

 

Download the programme from the seminar here.

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