Friday, December 6, 2013

Palliative Care Nursing Workshop

11 - 12 January 2014

Venue: Hospis Malaysia Auditorium (Level 1)
2 Jalan 4/96, Off Jalan Sekuci
56100  Cheras

Saturday, 11 January 2014 - Day 1
0800-0830    Registration
0830-0845    Welcome
0845-0915    Brief Introduction of Palliative Care
0915-1000    The Importance of Good Communication in Palliative Care
1000-1015    Coffee
1015-1045    Caring as a Skill
1045-1130    The Role Of The Nurse in Pain Management
1130-1300    Importance of Nursing Assessment
1300-1400    Lunch
1400-1530    Fungating Wound Management            
1530-1615    Total Nursing Care
1615-1630    Tea
1630-1700    Documentation

Sunday,  12 January 2014 - Day 2
0845-0930    Nutrition and Hydrating in Palliative Care
0930-1000    Palliative Care in the Community
1000-1015    Coffee
1015-1115    Care in the Final Hours
1115-1200    Assessment and Management of Lymphoedema
1200-1220    Simple Lymphatic Drainage / Simple Breathing Exercise
1220-1300    Lifting and Handling
1300-1400    Lunch
1400-1430    Emergencies in Palliative Care
1430-1515    Pharmacological Issues in Palliative Care Nursing
1515-1530    Tea
1530-1615    Ethical Caring
1615-1645    Stress and Relaxation
1645-1700    Reflection

Ms Jan Phillips
Palliative Care Nurse Consultant

Ms Tan Wee King
Head, Training Services
Dover Park Hospice

Clinical Team

Registration Fees:
RM300 (Normal)     USD100 (International)      RM230/USD75 (APHN Members)
Nurses/Allied Healthcare Professional 
RM250 (Normal)     USD80 (International)        RM180/USD60 (APHN Members)

Closing date: 8 January 2014

Organised by: Hospis Malaysia
For registration form or further info, contact Ms Yap Wai Mun at 6-03 9133 3936 ext. 267 or email

Monday, December 2, 2013

11th Malaysian Hospice Congress

Palliative Care - Where are we now?

20 - 22 June 2014
Venue: Klana Resort, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

Organised by: Pertubuhan Hospice Negeri Sembilan
Further details, please contact: The Secretariat, Tel: (6-06) 762 1216

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Announcement: Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2014

Building Bridges, Enhancing Care
26 - 27 June 2014 (Pre-conference workshop)
28 - 29 June 2014 (Main Conference)

For further details:
Website: spcc

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Announcement - Course on Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

Intensive Course “Suffering, Death and Palliative Care”, 16th edition

The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 16th edition of the advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ from February 11 – 14, 2014.

Aim of the course is to educate participants on a range of ethical issues related to suffering, palliative care and medically assisted death. Extensive insight into the medical, philosophical, theological and ethical foundations of these concepts will be proffered. During the course experts will give presentations on various topics in the domain of palliative care. The key-note lecture will be held by Carlo Leget, vice-president of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), full professor of ethics of care and spiritual counseling; endowed professor in ethical and spiritual issues in palliative care, established by the Association of High Care Hospices in the Netherlands.

This course is of interest to participants from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, health care administration, ethics, philosophy, theology and pastoral care, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in these areas.

For more information or registration, please follow the links or consult the website:, under Intensive courses. Contact: Simone Naber:
Tel: +31 (0) 24-3613359 / +31 (0) 24-3615320. For updates and the latest news follow us on twitter: @palcarecourse.

The direct link to the website:

Monday, March 25, 2013

APHC 2013 - APHN Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship


We are pleased to invite applications for the APHN Rosalie Shaw Travelling Scholarship. This scholarship was created in honour of our former Executive Director, Dr Rosalie Shaw, to enable APHN members from resource-limited countries to attend the Asia Pacific Hospice Conference. The successful applicant will receive support up to USD1,500.00 to fund conference registration, travel and accommodation.

  • Must be a current individual member of APHN
  • Nomination supported by 2 other APHN members
  • Display leadership qualities and works in a palliative care service
  • Submit a report on the benefits of attendance within 3 months after attending the APHC
Applications must be submitted online here by the close of business on 31 May 2013. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note:
  • Online registration will be ready by end March 2013.
  • Closing date for abstract submission is 26 April 2013.
  • Closing date for early bird registration is 10 July 2013.
For more information on APHC, please visit the conference website at

APHN Secretariat
Mailing address: Department of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Centre, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 169610 | Office +65-62355166 | Fax +65-67250905 | |

Please contact APHN Secretariat if you need further information.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

10th APHC 2013

10th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2013
11 - 13 Oct 2013
Main Congress
Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World

10 Oct 2013
King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Early registration deadline:  10 July 2013
Late registration deadline:  15 Sept 2013

Abstract submission deadline:  26 April 2013

Registration fee:
Source:  aphc2013

Further details:

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

2013 International Nursing Conference

UPDATE 12/3/13: POSTPONED - Please contact the organiser for further details
30 March - 1 April 2013
Venue: Hydro Hotel, Miami Beach, Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia

Organised by: Faculty of Nursing AUCMS

Early registration rate and abstract deadline is 31 January 2013.
For further information, please contact Puan Rosnah, 6-04 5780 800 ext 27/29.

Monday, January 7, 2013

APHC 2013

10th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2013
Organised by: Thai Palliative Care Society & APHN

For more information, please contact the Secretariat:
Wild Blue Congress Organizer
19/2 Ekamai 10, Sukhumvit 63,
Wattana Bangkok 10110 THAILAND
Tel: +662 714 2590 - 1
Fax: +662 714 2656

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Palliative Care Workshop on Nursing Care

19 - 20 January 2013

Venue: Auditorium (level 1)
Hospis Malaysia
2, Jalan 4/96
Off Jalan Sekuci
56100 Cheras

Closing date: 15 Jan 2013
Organised by Hospis Malaysia.

Registration fee:
Doctors RM250
Nurses/Allied Health RM200

For more information, please contact Ms. Yap Wai Mun at: 6 (03) 9133 3936 extension 267 or email: between 8 am - 5 pm from Mondays to Fridays.