Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies

30 | PAIN AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

Duration
02 May 2011 - 08 May 2011
Language
English
Course directors:
Veljko Đorđević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Marijana Braš, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Lukasz Konopka, Loyola Medicine Center, Chicago, United States
Roberto Casale, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Italy
Paul Glare, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Alexey Danilov, Moskow Medical Academy, Russia
Course description:

Pain is a ubiquitous health problem, the impact of which is far-reaching. From a biopsychosocial perspectice, pain is viewed as an experience with biologica, psychological and social derivatives. Comprehensive pain treatment programs involving interdisciplinary, multimodal treatment approaches are often required for complex and disabling pain conditions. Palliative care is comprehensive, active care of patients with advanced disease or serious illness and their families; it aims to improve quality of life based on patients and family needs and demands and is practiced by a competent multidisciplinary team. The transition to palliative care is a significant adjustment for patients and their families. Pain management in palliative care is important clinical problem. This course aims to bring together experts from different part of the world working on pain management and palliative medicine in order to present current diagnostic and treatment modalities. Some of the topics at the course are epidemiology of chronic pain, current neurobiological and psychological concepts of different chronic pain syndromes, diagnostic procedures and assessment of the patients, societal impact of pain, different treatment modalities for chronic pain patients, pain in palliative medicine; palliative medicine today, multidisciplinary team in palliative medicine, ethical issues in palliative medicine.

Registration fees / price per person / rates include VAT / rates given in Croatian kunas and EUR:

MD (doctors)

Until and on 1 March 2011

KN. 2.575,00

EUR 350

From 2 March 2011

KN. 2.940,00

EUR 400

RESIDENTS (when registering please attach the proof of status from your head of dept.)

Until and on 1 March 2011

KN. 1.840,00

EUR 250

From 2 March 2011

KN. 2.200,00

EUR 300

NURSE (when registering please attach the proof of status from your head of dept.)

Until and on 1 March 2011

KN. 1.470,00

EUR 200

From 2 March 2011

KN. 1.840,00

EUR 250

STUDENT

From 2 March 2011

KN. 370,00

EUR 50

Registration fees include: course attendance, welcome cocktail on 1 May 2011,

dinner on 6 May 2011, IUC certificate, coffee breaks and lunch boxes 2-7 May 2011.

Course day by day schedule: coming soon.

For all information regarding SPONSORSHIP – REGISTRATION FEE – SATELLITE SYMPOSIA- EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES - ADVERTISING - DORMITORY & HOTEL BOOKING please contact technical organizer:

SOME USEFUL INFORMATION:

All lectures will take place at big lecture hall of IUC (groundfloor, first hall on the right).

Exception is 6 May 2011 only (due to another course at IUC) - lectures will take place at hall no. 2 at the 1st floor.

All workshops will take place at halls no. 2 and 5 at the 1st floor.

Halls are airconditioned and have projector and computer.

A small exhibition will take place in front of big hall.

Registration is available every day at the IUC groundfloor, 30 minutes before lectures start.

All course attendees will receive IUC diplomas signed by course directors – different for active and passive participants.

Welcome Cocktail will be held on 1 May 2011 at IUC Atrium.

Lunches will be held at Mimoza Restaurant 3-7 May 2011(located near IUC; http://www.esculap-teo.hr/restaurant_mimoza.html. Drinks should be ordered and paid on the spot by the clients themselves.

Reception by Dubrovnik's Mayor will be held on 5 May 2011 at Sponza Palace, Old Town http://www.dubrovnikcity.com/dubrovnik/attractions/sponza_palace.htm

Gala dinner will be held on 6 May 2011 at Banje Beach – EastWest Beach Club http://www.ew-dubrovnik.com/

Regular bus lines to Dubrovnik General Hospital for lectures on 4 May 2011:

From Pile: bus no. 9 (last station, route PILE – OPCA BOLNICA).

From Lero Hotel: bus no. 4 (pls. get schedule and information how to get there at Lero reception desk).

Bus ticket / one way: 10,00 Kunas (cca 1,5 EUR) per person.

Have a useful course and nice time in Dubrovnik!

Penta Ltd.

contact person: Danijela Ćurčić

address: A. Hebranga 20, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

phones 01 4553 290, 01 4628 617

fax 01 4553 284

cell phone 091 4553 290

e-mail: danijela@penta-zagreb.hr

www.penta-zagreb.hr

Course lecturers:
Lovorka Brajković, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Vedran Bilić, University Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia
Davor Miličić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Antonio Juretić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Ranko Stevanović, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Croatia
Lovorka Bilajac, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Branka Kandić - Splavski, Health Center Osijek, Croatia
Kenneth Shultz, Licensed Psychologist, United States
Marijana Braš, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Roberto Casale, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Italy
Alexey Danilov, Moskow Medical Academy, Russia
Veljko Đorđević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Lukasz Konopka, Loyola Medicine Center, Chicago, United States
Attached documents
ACCOMMODATION_OPTIONS_PPM
SPONZORI_KOTIZACIJE_OSTALO