Wednesday 15 April 2009
08.00        Opening Ceremony
08.30        Pre-course Evaluation
08.40    P1    Challenges & Goals of Palliative Care
11.00    P2    Pain 1: Pathophysiology, Assessment
12.00    P3    Pain 2: Choosing Analgesics, Dose Titration
14.00    P4    Communicating Effectively
15.15    B1    Pain 3: Practical Pain Management in Your Setting
16.45    B2    Dealing with Difficult Situations with Patients & Families

Thursday 16 April 2009
08.00    P5    Patient & Family Assessment
09.00    P6    Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Bowel Obstruction
10.30    P7    Clarifying Diagnosis & Prognosis
11.45    B3    Anorexia/ Cachexia / Edema/Effusion / Pain Managment
14.00    B4    Anxiety / Depression / Delirium
15.30    P8    Palliative chemotherapy
16.15    P9    Palliative radiotherapy
17.00    P10    Palliative surgery

Friday 17 April 2009
08.45    P11    Last Phase of Terminal Care
10.00    B5    Withdrawing Fluids & Nutrition
11.15    B6    Care for the Caregiver
13.30    P12    Developing Comprehensive cancer care in your institution
14.15    P13    Modules of Comprehensive Cancer Care/ INCTR, Jordan, Saudi Arabia
16.00    Post-course evaluation
17.00    Closing Ceremony

South & East Mediterranean College of Oncology
First SEMCO-ASCO Conference
MCMC
National Training Centre, Cairo, Egypt
5-6 April 2007

Second SEMCO-ASCO Conference
Advanced Course
Ain Shams Training Centre, Cairo, Egypt
26-28 March 2008

Third SEMCO-ASCO Conference
MCMC
Sesme, Izmir, Turkey
20-22 November 2008

Fourth SEMCO-ASCO Conference
EPEC-O
Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
15-17 April 2009

Fifth SEMCO-ASCO Conference
MCMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE
25-26 February 2010

Sixth SEMCO-ASCO Conference
ICTW
Ramses Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
27-28 January 2011

Seventh SEMCO-ASCO Conference
Cancer Care in the Older Population
Radisson Blu Hotel
18-19 October 2012


SEMCO- ESMO-ACOD Conference
Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt
5-7 December 2007

Second Anual African Breast Cancer Conference
Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
17-19 March 2009
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SEMCO-ASCO Advanced EPEC-O Course and Conference on Integrated Oncology Palliative Care
15 - 17 April 2009, Cairo, Egypt