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A Good Ending – Good for All

We are delighted to announce the 6th Annual Research Conference of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person "A Good Ending - Good for All".

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This will incorporate the final conference of the ERANet-LAC CODE project: "International Care Of the Dying Evaluation (CODE): quality of care for cancer patients as perceived by bereaved relatives". The conference will include seminars, workshops, oral and poster presentations based on submitted abstracts, and covering a wide range of topics linked to care of the dying and societal engagement with death and dying.

The conference will take place in Bergen, Norway, 6-7 November 2019. It is hosted by the University of Bergen in collaboration with the Regional Centre of Excellence for Palliative Care, Western Norway and the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person, and supported by the Research Council of Norway.

Program: see scientific program here (may be subject to changes).

Speakers: see short presentation of invited speakers.

Venue will be the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel at historic Bryggen in Bergen.

Registration: please use this link.

UEMS EACCME® CME accreditation

The conference has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s):

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“The A Good Ending - Good for All. 6th Annual Research Conference of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person, Bergen, Norway, 06/11/2019-07/11/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

“Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activ....

“Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.”

 

The International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person

Read more about the International Collaborative here: https://bestcareforthedying.org/

 

Call for abstracts (NOW CLOSED)

We will be having a poster exhibition and have slots available for speakers in the open sessions, and if you are interested in presenting, please do the following:

  • Submit an abstract, maximum 250 words
  • Submit a short bio

This should be in in Word format and sent to eli.vidhammer@uib.no within July 4th. A committee will consider the abstracts and invite you to do an oral presentation or present a poster, based on selection from the submitted abstracts.

We look forward to seeing you in Bergen in November!