Day 1 - Sunday (October 13th, 2019)


Time Presentation Speaker
07:30 AM

REGISTRATION

OPENING CEREMONY

08:25- 08:30

Holy Qur’an

08:30- 08:35

Opening remarks

Director, Oncology Centre

08:35- 08:40

Patron address

CEO, KFSHRC

First Session
Theme: Palliative Care in the Arab World
Chair: Dr. Mohammad Hidayatullah | Co-Chair: Dr. Mohammad Al-Shaqi
08:40- 09:10

A Global View on Palliative Care Development

Prof. Augusto Caraceni

09:10- 09:30

Palliative Care in the Arab World: Progress and Ongoing Issues

Prof. Mohammad Al-Shahri

09:30- 10:00

Bridging the Gap in Opioid Consumption in the Arab World

Dr. Willem Scholten

10:00- 10:20
Coffee break & Poster viewing
Second Session
Theme: Palliative Care Potential
Chair: Dr. Mahmoud Sroor | Co-Chair: Dr. Wael Ghareeb
10:20- 10:40

Palliative Care and Cost Saving: Foes or Friends?

Dr. Abdulrahman Abdullah

10:40- 11:00

Prescribing and De-prescribing in Palliative Care

Dr. Muna Alshehabi

11:00- 11:20

Early Integration of Palliative Care in Oncology: What is the Evidence?

Dr. Mohammad Alghamdi

11:20- 11:40

Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Dr. Areej Matar

Oral Abstracts

11:40- 11:50

Correlates associated with the timing of referralof cancer patients to Palliative Care.

Dr. Heba Ateya

11:50- 12:00

The prevalence of life-limiting diseases and the need for palliative care among adults at six hospitals in Sudan.

Dr. Nahla Gafer

12:00- 13:20
Prayer, Lunch & Poster viewing
Third Session
Theme: The Interdisciplinary Team Approach (Part I)
Chair: Ms. Sanya Emara | Co-Chair: Ms. Huwaida Ahmed
13:20- 13:40

Tips for Building an Effective Team

Ms. Jane Thomson

13:40- 14:00

Social Work in Palliative Care

Ms. Salwa Areekan

14:00- 14:20

Physical Therapy in Palliative Care

Ms. Muntaha Almansour

14:20- 14:40

Dietary assessment and management in Palliative Care

Ms. Sujoud Alenazi

14:40- 15:00

The Role of Psychotherapy in Palliative Care

Dr. Kim Sadler

Oral Abstracts

15:00- 15:10

Closing in Arabic: Piloting a bereaved family survey in Arabic language among caregivers of deceased cancer patients.

Dr. Rabab M. Al Nabi

15:10- 15:20

Evaluation of the histological effect of traditional rose cream application in the excisional wound model.

Dr. Seda Karabulut

15:20- 15:50
Prayer, Coffee break & Poster viewing
Fourth Session
Theme: Symptom management (Part I)
Chair: Dr. Heba Ateya | Co-Chair: Dr. Suzan Elhassanin
15:50- 16:10

Fatigue in Patients with Advanced Cancer: an Update

Dr. Ameena Alansari

16:10- 16:30

Constipation in Palliative Care Patients: Assessment and Treatment

Dr. Waleeed Bukhari

16:30- 16:50

Modern Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Dr. Omar Alzahrani

16:50- 17:10

Approach to Anorexia Cachexia in Advanced Cancer

Dr. Abdullah Alqarni

17:10 –17:15

Day 1 closing remarks

Prof. Mohammad Al-Shahri

Day 2 - Monday (October 14th, 2019)


Time Presentation Speaker
08:25- 08:30

Day 2 opening remarks

First Session
Theme: Cancer Pain
Chair: Dr. Mohammad Al-Shaqi | Co-Chair: Dr. Abdulrahman Abdullah
08:30- 08:50

Which Opioid?

Dr. Mohammad Hidayatullah

08:50- 09:10

Approach to Neuropathic Cancer Pain

Dr. Abdulaziz Aljuhani

09:10- 09:30

Interventional Modalities for Cancer Pain Management

Dr. Abdullah Aboalkhair

09:30- 09:50

Prevention and Management of Opioid Side Effects

Dr. Suzan Elhassanin

09:50- 10:10

Management of Breakthrough Pain

Prof. Augusto Caraceni

10:10- 10:20
Coffee break & Poster viewing
Second Session
Theme: The Interdisciplinary Team Approach (Part II)
Chair: Mr. Gassan Abudari | Co-Chair: Ms. Ana Pires
10:20- 10:40

Modern Approach to Wound Care in Palliative Care Patients

Ms. Sally Ramos

10:40- 11:00

Palliative Care at Home: Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Ghaith Abu Shameh

11:00- 11:20

Palliative Care Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges

Ms. Dina Aljawi

11:20- 11:40

Volunteering in Palliative Care

Ms. Reem Alharbi

Oral Abstracts

11:40- 11:50

Deaths in the Emergency Department: An Assessment of End-of-Life Trajectory and Quality of Care

Dr. Kim Sadler

11:50- 12:00

The effectiveness of end of life nursing education program on the palliative care knowledge and attitude and cultural knowledge of multinational nurses.

Mr. Gassan Abudari

12:00- 13:20
Prayer, Lunch & Poster viewing
Third Session
Theme: Symptom management (Part II)
Chair: Dr. Areej Matar | Co-Chair: Dr. Eman Bukhari
13:20- 13:40

Arabic Palliative Care Assessment Tools

Dr. Mohammad Alshaqi

13:40- 14:00

Management of Pruritus in Palliative Care

Dr. Hafez Ghanem

14:00- 14:20

Approach to Delirium in Advanced Cancer Patients

Dr. Rawabi Alshaikh

14:20- 14:40

The Role of Radiation Therapy in Symptom Palliation

Dr. Nahla Gafer

14:40- 15:00

The Current Evidence for Managing Dyspnea in Palliative Care Patients

Dr. Mohammad Ansari

Oral Abstracts

15:00- 15:10

Transdermal fentanyl to parenteral morphine route switch and drug rotation in refractory cancer cachexia.

Dr. Saad H. Abdullateef

15:10- 15:20

Opioid Prescribing patterns before and after inpatient Palliative Care consultation.

Dr. Mahmoud Sroor

15:20- 15:50
Prayer, Coffee break & Poster viewing
Fourth Session
Theme: Palliative Care for Special Groups
Chair: Prof. Mohammad Al-Shahri | Co-Chair: Dr. Fawad Ahmed
15:50- 16:10

Palliative Care in Rural Areas

Dr. Fawad Ahmed

16:10- 16:30

Palliative Care for the Elderly

Dr. Nisreen Jastaneah

16:30- 16:50

Palliative Care for Children

Dr. Wesam Althaqafi

16:50- 17:00

Closing remarks

Prof. Mohammad Al-Shahri