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FCT Principal Investigator at CEGE, Católica Porto Business School, and director of the Institute of Bioethics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Sandra Martins Pereira, participates actively at the 12th World Research Congress of the European Association

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Sandra Martins Pereira, FCT Principal Investigator at CEGE, Católica Porto Business School, and director of the Institute of Bioethics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, was actively involved in the the 12th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care that took place between May 18 and May 20, 2022.

https://eapccongress.eu/2022/

During this congress, the FCT Principal Investigator led the following research activities:

Oral Communication entitled: “Triggers for palliative care referral in burn intensive care units: Results from a qualitative interview study based on professionals’ clinical experience and knowledge”, in co-authorship with André Filipe Ribeiro (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto) and Pablo Hernández-Marrero (Portuguese Nurses Association for Long-Term and Palliative Care).

Communications entitled:

“What does “Assisted Dying” mean for professionals providing end-of-life care? Results from a nationwide qualitative study”, in co-authorship with Pablo Hernández-Marrero (Portuguese Nurses Association for Long-Term and Palliative Care).

“Dying with dignity: Conceptual and practical similarities and differences among professionals providing end-of-life care”, in co-authorship with André Filipe Ribeiro (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto), Emília Fradique (Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Norte, Hospital de Santa Maria), and Pablo Hernández-Marrero (Portuguese Nurses Association for Long-Term and Palliative Care).

“Integration of palliative care and psychiatry: Ethico-clinical and organisational challenges based on professionals’ views”, in co-authorship with Pablo Hernández-Marrero (Portuguese Nurses Association for Long-Term and Palliative Care).

Besides these communications, the FCT Principal Investigator chaired a Plenary Session about “Paediatric Palliative Care Plenary” and a Themed Session on “Symptom Management”.

At the end of the congress, Prof. Dr. Camilla Zimmermann, Rose Family Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at the University of Toronto and co-chair of the Scientific Committee of this congress handed on the torch over to Prof. Dr. Sandra Martins Pereira as co-chair of the Scientific Committee of the 18th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care that will take place in Rotterdam, from June 15 to 17, 2023.

https://eapccongress.eu/2023/