Psychosomatic Care in Cancer: Empathy, Understanding and Communication

Panel discussion with Kristin Baird, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist in Maryland, U.S.A., Lori Wiener, Co-Director of the Behavioral Health Core, and Director of the Psychosocial Support and Research Program at the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health in U.S.A., Dimitris Dikeos, Professor of Psychiatry at the Athens University Medical School and Eginition Hospital and Alexandros Spyridonidis, Professor of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation and Director of the Bone Marrow and Transplantation Unit at the Patras University Medical School and Hospital in Greece. The keynote speech will be given by Michelle Riba, Professor and Associate Chair at the Department of Psychiatry and Depression Center and Director of PsychoOncology at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Care.
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Educational workshops with regard to the psychosomatic care of cancer patients in Greece. **All 4 workshops will be held simultaneously, so please select and SIGN UP for ONLY ONE workshop.**
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Workshop Ι - regular ticket

Facilitators: K. Baird, A. Spyridonidis, Y. Dinos
Communication and Management of Cancer in young adults and their families

 

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Workshop II - regular ticket

Facilitators:  L. Wiener, V. Bountalis
Strategies and tools for holding courageous conversations with cancer patients and their families

 

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Workshop III - regular ticket

Facilitators:  M. Riba, D. Dikeos
Cancer and distress – improving communication

 

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Workshop IV - regular ticket

Facilitators: L. Yiotis, C. Fragiadakis
Drama therapy: “Without - a dramatherapy approach”

 

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Workshop Ι - student ticket

Facilitators: K. Baird, A. Spyridonidis, Y. Dinos
Communication and Management of Cancer in young adults and their families
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Workshop II - student ticket

Facilitators:  L. Wiener, V. Bountalis
Strategies and tools for holding courageous conversations with cancer patients and their families
€ 15.00 Registrations period has ended.
Workshop III - student ticket

Facilitators:  M. Riba, D. Dikeos
Cancer and distress – improving communication
€ 15.00 Registrations period has ended.
Workshop IV - student ticket

Facilitators: L. Yiotis, C. Fragiadakis
Drama therapy: “Without - a dramatherapy approach”
€ 15.00 Registrations period has ended.



The newly registered nonprofit organization PAMEMMAZI organizes its first annual forum Psychosomatic Care in Cancer: Empathy, Understanding and Communication on October 20th & 21st 2017.

 The forum will be hosted by the American College of Greece, at Pierce College Theater,  6 Gravias street, Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece.

Our goal is to promote the importance of empathy at all levels of health care and the need of a patient centered holistic approach with respect to patients’ choices. We are focusing in adolescents and young adults, in the communication of patients and their families with the health professionals and in the assessment and management of cancer and its therapeutic regimen psychiatric and psychological side effects. 


When?

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:30 PM
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Saturday, October 21, 2017


Where?

The American College of Greece
6, Gravias Str.
153 42 Athens
Agia Paraskevi, Greece


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