2015 Events

Tuesday 8th December 2015 at Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

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Master Class : Moving Points in Palliative Care

Moving Points in Palliative Care - Multidisciplinary Masterclass

Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services
Cancer Cachexia - State of the Science - Knowledge, Assessment and Management
Tuesday, 8th December 2015

Key Speaker - Dr Martin Chasen 

Medical Director of Palliative Care at the William Osler Health Service in Brampton, Toronto. Dr Chasen was Medical Director of the McGill Cancer Nutrition-Rehabilitation Program, Montreal and founded the Palliative Rehabilitation Program at the Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Ottawa. He was the principal investigator on numerous cachexia research studies and is editor-in-chief of the open access peer reviewed journal Current Oncology.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of the current evidence base regarding the assessment and management of cancer cachexia
  • Developing a service to manage cancer cachexia
  • Experiences in pioneering practice change and the case for palliative rehabilitation to manage cachexia symptoms
  • Clinical case studies
  • Original research on cachexia syndrome: Canadian and Irish perspectives

Who Should Attend: 

Doctors, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals, educators and managers working in all healthcare settings.
Programme/ Registration form here. Further information: eblake@olh.ie

Early Bird Registration Fee:  €95 before 12 Nov (including lunch)  / €150.00 full fee.

Please note that this event is not organised by the UCD School of Medicine.  Details are posted here to help publicise the event.  The School does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or changes to the event which may occur.  Please liaise directly with the event organisers.