Programme

Seminar title:

Precision Medicine in Palliative and Supportive Care

Highlights from the programme

  • GW Hanks lecture: Inside our minds – understanding what is behind “patient reported outcomes” by Professor Irene Tracy, UK
  • Cancer pain – new understanding
  • Integrated palliative care
  • Cancer cachexia
  • Psychological interventions in oncology
  • 4 abstract-driven oral sessions

Accreditation

The Precision medicine in palliative and supportive care, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 12/12/2018-14/12/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for
ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the
Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.