Main Conference 

 

Day 1 | Thursday, 9 December 2021

TIME PROGRAMME
8:00-9:30

Opening Ceremony and Plenary 1: Embracing Our Core Values

Opening Welcome
Dr Han Yee NEO,Organising Committee Chair

Guest of Honour Speech
Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Health, Singapore

Singapore Hospice Council: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants 
Dr Patricia NEO, , National Cancer Centre Singapore and Chairperson of Singapore Hospice Council

Advancing Geriatric Palliative Care in the Era of Value-based Medicine
Dr Han Yee NEO, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Staying True to Our Core Values as Palliative Care Evolves
Dr Noreen CHAN, National University Hospital

Moderator: Ms Ai Ling SIM-DEVADAS

9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00

Cardiology
Dr Louis TEO, National Heart Centre Singapore

Respiratory
A/Prof Gerald CHUA,, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Gastroenterology
Dr Kalaiyarasi KALIYAPERUMAL, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Renal
A/Prof Jason CHOO, Singapore General Hospital

Moderator: Dr Chia Hui AW

Speakers:
Mr Andy SIM, Singapore General Hospital

Ms Yu Hsuan WANG, Montfort Care

Ms Jasmine WONG, Tsao Foundation

Ms Jayne LEONG, HCA Hospice Care

Moderator: Ms Mei Qi TEY

I-CARE
Dr Han Yee NEO, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

SPARK
Dr Grace YANG, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Programme IMPACT
Dr Huei Yaw WU, Woodlands Health Campus

Integrating Geriatric-Palliative Care into the NCID
COVID-19 Response

Dr Wen Yang GOH, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Moderator: Asst Prof Irene TEO

12:00-12:30 Break
12:30-13:30

Speakers:

Ms Cheng Wan PEH, Viriya Community Services

Ms Jessica HO, Family Caregiver

Ms Jaclyn LEE, OncoCare Cancer Centre

Moderator: Ms Mei Qi TEY

Engaging the Loved Ones: Phase 4 National Caregiver Survey
Dr Shirlyn NEO, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Embracing the Current Landscape: National Minimum Dataset
Dr Grace YANG, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Moderator: Dr Choon Meng YEE

Frailty and Sarcopenia: Prevalence and Role in Prognostication in Asian COPD
Dr Sabrina LEONG, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

The End of the Road for Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease, are We doing Enough?
Dr Juanita LESTARI, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Impact of Caring for Dying Neonates on Doctors and Nurses
Mr Vijayprasanth RAVEENDRAN, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Factors associated with Family Caregiver burden of Home-dwelling Patients with Advanced Dementia
Ms Ri Yin TAY, Dover Park Hospice

Parental Bereavement – Impact of Death of Neonates and Children under 12 years on Personhood of Parents: A Systematic Scoping Review
Ms Rachelle TOH, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Moderator: Dr Guo Zhang LEE

13:30-14:00 Break
14:00-16:00

Principles of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer and Mechanisms of Immunotoxicity
Dr Yiqing HUANG, National University Hospital

Overview and Specific Toxicities: Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Dr Frank TAY, National University Hospital

Dr Samantha YANG, National University Hospital

Dr Andrew LI, National University Hospital

Dr Juanda Leo HARTONO, National University Hospital

Dr Mark MUTHIAH,,  National University Hospital

Moderator: Dr Qingyuan ZHUANG

Speakers:

Dr Tan Ying PEH,, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Mr Andy SIM, Singapore General Hospital

Adj A/Prof Allyn HUM, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Ms Yoke Ping WONG, Changi General Hospital

Ms Celine YONG, Assisi Hospice

Moderator: Dr Jamie ZHOU

Burnout and Resilience in Palliative Care Clinicians
Dr Mervyn KOH, Dover Park Hospice, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Caring for Caregivers: Reducing Burnout and Building Sustained Resilience with Mindful Compassion Art-based Therapy (MCAT)
Assoc Prof Andy HO, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Navigating Grief and Loss in Clinicians: A Practical Approach
Dr Wen Phei LIM, Woodlands Health Campus

Moderator: Ms Wanru NG

16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-17:30 A4 – Networking Session B4 – Networking Session C4 – Panel Forum with Clinician Researchers
  TBC TBC TBC
16:30-17:30

Sponsored Symposium
Celebrating Life Through the Lens of Death
Ms Angjolie MEI, The Life Celebrant

Moderator: Dr Jamie ZHOU

 

Day 2 | Friday, 10 December 2021

TIME PROGRAMME
7:30-9:00
Boston time: 18:30-20:00
Texas/Alabama: 17:30-19:00

Plenary 2: Engaging the Person

The Soul’s Song 
Dr Nicki COHEN,, Texas Women's University (TWU), USA

Communicating in Challenging Clinical Situations 
Asst Prof Rachelle BERNACKI, Harvard Medical School, USA
Dr Joshua LAKIN, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston

Nurturing Engaged Patients 
Prof Marie BAKITAS, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Moderator: Dr Choon Meng YEE

9:00-9:10 Break
9:10-9:50

Poster Competition

Barriers and Facilitators to Rehabilitation in Advanced Diseases - A Systematic Review
Ms Pei Qi GOH, St Andrew's Mission Hospital

Developing the SAD model for prognostication of mortality in end stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Ms Zhi Jun LOW, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Effectiveness of an online program in improving competencies of self-care, self-reflection and self-competence in death work
Mr Wai Man Daniel LUNG, The University of Hong Kong

Palliative care pain control: inpatient consultation versus corounding models compared
Dr Chang Zhi NG, SingHealth

Final Place of Care Determinants of Advanced Cancer Patients Receiving Integrated Home-based Palliative Care
Ms Ri Yin Tay, Dover Park Hospice

Moderator: Dr Shirlyn NEO

9:50-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00

Speakers:

Dr Adrian TAN,  Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Gilbert FAN, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Dr Sumytra MENON,  National University of Singapore

Dr Mavis ANG, National Neuroscience Institute

Dr Yeow CHAN,Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Han Yee NEO, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Moderators: Dr Jennifer GUAN & Dr Laurence TAN

Speakers:

Ms Tammy LIM, Assisi Hospice

Mr Calvin PANG, Assisi Hospice

Ms Trudy CHUA,  Assisi Hospice

Moderator: Ms Mei Qi TEY

Patient & Caregiver Preferences for EOL Care and Implications for ACP 
Asst Prof Chetna MALHOTRA, Lien Centre for Palliative Care

Decision-making Among Patients with Advanced Disease and the Role of Decision Aids
Asst Prof Semra OZDEMIR, Lien Centre for Palliative Care

Psychological Well-being of Advanced Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers
Dr Irene TEO, Lien Centre for Palliative Care

Hope and Prognostic Beliefs of Advanced Cancer Patients and Their Associations with Survival
Prof Eric FINKELSTEIN, Lien Centre for Palliative Care

Moderator: Asst Prof Irene TEO

12:00-12:30 Break
12:30-13:30

Speaker:

Mr Zhi Hao CHAN, Singapore Thong Chai Medical Institution

Moderator: Dr Shirlynn HO

Envisioning the Future as a Fraternity: National Palliative Care Guidelines
Dr Tong Jen LO, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Moderator: Dr Choon Meng YEE

Speakers:

Adj A/Prof Allyn HUM, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

A/Prof Edward POON, St Luke’s Eldercare

Ms Mei Qi TEY, Assisi Hospice

Ms Geck Hoon LIM, Singapore Institute of Technology

Moderators: Dr Grace YANG and Dr Han Yee NEO

13:30-14:00 Break
14:00-16:00

Overview of Cancer Pain Management
Dr Say Yang ONG, National University Hospital

Pain Pathways and Review of Evidence for Neuropathic Agents 
Prof Anthony DICKENSON, University College, London 

Opioid-sparing Pain Modalities Radiotherapy 
Dr Daniel QUAH, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Interventional Radiology 
Dr Chow Wei TOO, Singapore General Hospital

Neuraxial Interventions
Dr Nicholas CHUA, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Moderator: Dr Qingyuan ZHUANG

Program Dignity: A Model of Care for Advanced Dementia
Adj A/Prof Allyn HUM, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

The Setting Up of An Inpatient Dementia Palliative Ward – The Assisi Story
Dr Rina NGA, & Ms Eliada YAP, Assisi Hospice

Making ‘Sense’: Namaste Care in Dover Park Hospice
Ms Tang En KOH, Dover Park Hospice 
Ms Gillian ONG, Dover Park Hospice 
Ms Michelle LAU, Dover Park Hospice

Palliative Care for Older Adults with Dementia in Nursing Homes: Navigating the Challenges
Dr Jo HOCKLEY, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Moderator: Ms Sylvia LEE

Principles of Collaboration Care - Reaching Out to Other Specialties
Dr Mervyn KOH, Dover Park Hospice, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Cardiology
Dr Shirlyn NEO, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Intensive Care Unit 
Dr Choo Hwee POI, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Emergency Department 
Dr Rakhee YASH PAL, National University Hospital

Renal Medicine
Dr Guo Zhang LEE, Singapore General Hospital

Moderator: Dr Chia Hui AW

16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-16:25

Announcement for Oral Abstract and Poster Prizes
Dr Tricia YUNG

16:30-17:30
UK Time: 08:30-09:30

Plenary 3 – Envisioning the Future

Long Term Use of Opioids in Cancer and Non-cancer Patients
Prof Anthony DICKENSON, University College, London 

Palliative Care in Nursing Homes: Envisioning the Future
Dr Jo HOCKLEY, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Moderator: Dr Laurence TAN

17:30-18:00

Closing Ceremony

Being Human in the Era of Medical Advances
Sister Geraldine TAN, St Joseph's Home

Moderator: Dr Jamie ZHOU

Closing Address
Dr Grace YANG, Scientific Committee Chair

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