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ESPMH organised/sponsored events

29th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE

Medicalization
Wed August 19, 2015 to Sat August 22, 2015

28th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE

Bioethics and Biopolitics
Wed August 27, 2014 to Sat August 30, 2014

Other events

EndCare Annual Conference 2016 - Establishing The Baselines - The proper practice of end of life care - An expert appraisal of current positions

3. October, 2016 - 4. October, 2016

Project EndCare is aimed at the harmonisation and dissemination of best practice in End of Life care across the European Union. Expert appraisals of the current positions on the medical, educational, psychological, legal, social, cultural, moral, ethical and spiritual aspects of EoL care will be presented during the conference. This interdisciplinary approach focuses on bringing together different experiences in order to identify the practical difficulties faced in the implementation of decisions in EoL care. The conference will be of particular interest to care givers engaged in the health sector, doctors, nurses, therapists, psychologists, social workers, those involved in palliative and spiritual care, and patient group representatives. Participants are expected to come from the fields of medicine, law, philosophy, theology, social sciences, and from civil society. Participation is free of charge and includes coffee and refreshments. Registrations received after September 15, 2016 will not be accepted. For futher information please contact John Camilleri.

EndCare - End of Summer School 2016 - The proper practice of end of life care - An expert appraisal of current positions

3. October, 2016 - 7. October, 2016

Project EndCare is aimed at the harmonisation and dissemination of best practice in End of Life care across the European Union. Expert appraisals of the current positions on the medical, educational, psychological, legal, social, cultural, moral, ethical and spiritual aspects of EoL care will be presented during the summer school. This interdisciplinary approach focuses on bringing together different experiences in order to identify the practical difficulties faced in the implementation of decisions in EoL care. The summer school will be of particular interest to care givers engaged in the health sector, doctors, nurses, therapists, psychologists, social workers, those involved in palliative and spiritual care, and patient group representatives. Participants are expected to come from the fields of medicine, law, philosophy, theology, social sciences, and from civil society. Following an introductory session for registered participants in the morning, the first two days of the five day course shall consist of a public conference featuring eminent keynote speakers and various expert contributors in related fields. The next three days will be exclusively dedicated to registered participants and will consist of both didactic and facilitative learning, focusing particularly on medical, moral, ethical, social and legal issues which impede the provision and practice of optimal care at the end of life. Participation is free of charge and includes light lunch, coffee and refreshments. A limited amount of financial assistance is available for participants who are not resitent in Malta. Registrations received after September 15, 2016 will not be accepted. For futher information please contact John Camilleri.

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