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Workshop 1 (Virtual)

Topic

Serious Illness Communication Workshop 


Date Tuesday - Wednesday, 7- 8 December 2021 & Friday, 17 December 2021
Time 07:30 - 10:00 hrs ( 7 - 8 December)
07:30 - 09:30 hrs (17 December)
Faculty
Course Fee SGD 350.00 (before GST) for 3 days (Limited 50 seats only) 

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This workshop will equip clinicians with the skills to conduct serious illness conversations with patients and families. The Serious Illness Conversation Program offers healthcare professionals a structure and language to talk with seriously ill patients about their goals, values and wishes in advancing illness.

Topics include:

  • Discuss the evidence around serious illness conversations and the benefits for patients and families
  • Describe the role of healthcare professionals in improving serious illness communication
  • Delineate clinician and systematic barriers to good serious illness communication
  • Identify the key elements of the serious illness conversations
  • Practice serious illness conversations with colleagues
  • Adaptation of the Serious Illness Conversation Guide in Singapore

 

Who should attend?

Doctors, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with serious illnesses and have a passion to learn communication skills to conduct serious illness conversations. (This is not a train-the-trainer course)

Objectives:

  • Learn about the benefits of serious illness conversations for patients and families
  • Develop your skills in having successful serious illness conversations in clinical practice
  • Describe the challenges in implementing serious illness conversations in your practice 

Workshop 2 (Virtual)

Topic

Research Development Workshop

Date Wednesday, 8 December 2021
Time 14:00 - 17:30 hrs
Faculty

Expert Panel:

Prof Yin Bun CHEUNG
Health Services & Systems Research, Duke-NUS
Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Duke-NUS

Prof Woon Puay KOH,
Healthy Longevity Translational Research Programme, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Clinician Scientist Development Unit, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Dr Woan Shin TAN
Health Services and Outcomes Research Unit, National Healthcare Group

Moderators:
  • Dr Grace YANG, National Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Ms Roxanne FOO, Dover Park Hospice

Project Proposals:

Evaluation of RISE (Restitutive-Integrative-Supportive-Empowering program) for Patients with Chronic Lung Diseases.
Zi Yan CHIAM, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Frailty Intervention Trial - A Randomized Controlled Study (COFI Study)
Raphael LEE, Woodlands Health Campus

Professional Identity Formation in Mentoring.
Yun Ting ONG, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Advance Care Planning in Healthcare Workers and Patients with Brain Tumours.
Jing Ni NG, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Course Fee Free (Limited 100 seats only) 

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Objectives:

Provide young palliative care researchers with the opportunity to present their project proposal to a panel of experts, with the intent of:

  • Increasing scientific rigor of the methodology
  • Widening clinical impact, through viability, in new products/prototypes, healthcare models, protocols/procedures, and/or informing policy/practice
  • Increasing their potential to be published in a high impact journal

 

Workshop 3 (Virtual)

Topic

Communication, Law, Ethics and Professional Regulations (CLEAR) Workshop


Date Saturday, 11 December 2021
Time 09:00 - 17:30 hrs
Faculty
Course Fee SGD 350.00 (before GST) (Limited 50 seats only) 

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This is a 1-day workshop organised by Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) and conducted by clinical ethics consultants. Learn a systematic approach to ethico-legal analysis of complex clinical scenarios, as well as how to perform tactful, empathetic communication in mitigating conflicts amongst healthcare professionals, patients and carers.

Topics include:

  • Medical futility and mitigation of futility conflicts
  • Withdrawal and withholding of life-sustaining treatment
  • Euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and palliative care
  • Mental capacity, the authority of families and lasting power of attorney (LPA)
  • Advance care planning and the impact on the extent of care determinations

Who should attend?

Doctors, nurses, social workers, therapists and other healthcare professionals

Objectives:

  • Understand ethical principles and local legislatures relevant to end-of-life care
  • Learn a structured approach for ethical case analysis using Jonsen’s 4 Quadrant framework
  • Learn a process-based approach to mitigate conflicts
 
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