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6th International Conference on Palliative Care, Hospice, and Wellness, will be organized around the theme “Providing an extra layer of support to Improve Quality of Life & Wellness”

Palliative Care 2020 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Palliative Care 2020

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Palliative and Hospice Care is the active, master and gentle care and support of people living with a serious, progressive illness when cure is not expected. Aim of hospice and palliative care is to help and enhance personal satisfaction for those in the last phase of living, and their families. This offers social, emotional and spiritual support to people and families through individuals from an interdisciplinary group including doctors, attendants, social labourers, home care nursing, home help, Hospice staff and volunteers, and different controls The objective is to support patients to relieve the pain and suffering of the terminally ill, with Hospice advantage. Though Palliative Care is a way that improves the personal satisfaction of patients with serious sickness, right the route through the avoidance and help of suffering by means of early identification and perfect assessment and treatment of pain, physical, psychosocial and different issues, otherworldly including mourning help for the family.

  • Track 1-1Hospice
  • Track 1-2Nursing
  • Track 1-3Palliative Care

Palliative Care Nursing helps us in accomplishing life beyond treatment through relief from suffering, control of symptoms, while staying sensitive to personal, social and religious qualities, believes and practices. The role of Nursing in palliative care is to give relief from physical symptoms, achieving quality of life, maintaining an independent patient, help for mental anguish and social isolation, family support, fear and anxiety, reducing isolation, and good death or dying well.


  • Track 2-1Nursing
  • Track 2-2Virginia‚Äôs
  • Track 2-3Quality of life

Hospice and Palliative Medicine is a formal subspecialty of Medicine in the United States that spotlights on symptom management, relief of suffering and end-of-life care. In 2006, hospice and palliative solution was authoritatively perceived by the American Board of Medical Specialties. This authority has mastery in the evaluation of patients with cutting edge illness and catastrophic injury, the relief of distressing symptoms, the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-focused consideration in assorted settings, the utilization of particular consideration frameworks including hospice, the administration of the imminently dying patient and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.


Pediatric and Neonatal Palliative Care is a one of a kind medical care for children and new born with basic medicinal conditions, involving Genetic disorders, Prematurity, Cancer, Neurologic disorders, heart and lung conditions and more. Palliative Care for adolescents is the energetic complete care of the child's body, brain and soul, and furthermore includes offering support to the family. Aim is to advance in superiority of life for both the Child and the family. Child psychology also helps us in better pediatric care. Pediatric and Neonatal palliative care is offered by a group of doctors, nurses and other specialists as an additional level of support. Briefly, it helps the Child and the family gains up the quality to proceed with day by day life.


End of life care is support for individuals who are in the last months or years of their life. End of life care incorporates palliative care. If you have an illness that can't be relieved, palliative care makes you as comfortable as possible under the circumstances, by managing your pain and other distressing symptoms. It additionally includes psychological, social and spiritual support for you and your family or carers. This is known as a holistic approach, since it deals with you as a "whole" person, not just your illness or symptoms. Palliative care isn't only for the end of life – you may receive palliative care prior in your sickness, while you are still receiving other therapies to treat your condition.


  • Track 5-1End of life Care
  • Track 5-2Medical Care
  • Track 5-3Hospice

Palliative care is a way to deal with the care of patients and families confronting progressive and chronic diseases that focuses on the relief of suffering due to physical symptoms, psychosocial issues, and spiritual distress. Psychiatry and palliative care share a common ground: both disciplines have evolved historically from internal medicine, are grounded in the bio psychosocial model and normally work inside multi professional teams. Researcher suggested that traditional models of palliative care don't adequately address the unique needs of patients and family members living with a neurologic diagnosis. Overall, collaboration between the fields of psychiatry and palliative care has developed fundamentally in most developed nations over the last two decades and is habitually practised under the rubric of palliative care psychiatry or psycho-oncology.


Geriatrics is the field that deals with health care of elderly people. Physicians with an attention on geriatrics work to assist older patients with the physical changes their bodies’ involvement as they age. Gerontology is the scientific study of aging as a physical, cultural and social process. The study is often academic, including specialists in various, multidisciplinary fields. In any case, gerontology and geriatrics have various vital contrasts in how gerontologists and geriatricians approach the elderly and how they at last add to the field of elder study and care. The major obstacles for elderly patients can be fast change in mental status, acute pain, uncertain symptoms, decrease of wellbeing, Dehydration, Anorexia, strange medical reactions.


Pain is an extremely prominent and distressful symptom in patients presenting at the end of life. In any case, many people living with a terminal illness fear pain, since they stress that pain can't be controlled without terrible side effects. Fear of pain adds to the aggregate effect of pain. It is essential to talk up about your pain and your feelings of fear about pain. Furthermore, patients with neurological palliative conditions, for example, stroke or ALS, may likewise encounter significant level of pain. Most pain can be relieved or controlled. Bringing pain under control and keeping it there means evaluating every part of pain and observing it. These are the core skills of palliative care doctors and nurses.


Trauma is considered as the physical damage or harm caused by external force. Trauma significantly leads to serious symptoms like chronic pain and many more. Trauma remains a main source of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Palliative care is the specialty of health care that provides care for patients with serious, life-threatening, or life-limiting illness or injury, regardless of the stage of disease or treatment. The objective of palliative care is to reduce or alleviate suffering through expert pain symptom management, and in additional help with decision making. The incorporation of palliative and trauma care can help and support patients and families through stressful, often life-changing times, paying little heed to the ultimate result.


  • Track 9-1Emergency Medicine
  • Track 9-2Evidence-based practice
  • Track 9-3Clinical decision support

Cancer and its treatment very frequently cause reactions. Helping a person’s symptoms and side effects is a crucial part of cancer care. This style of treatment is called symptom management, supportive care, or palliative care. Palliative care gives professional treatment and gives the treatment against the symptoms, their side effects and emotional problems. Palliative care is given amid a patient's involvement with cancer. It should begin at diagnosis and prolong through treatment, follow-up care, and the end of life. Cancer symptoms may incorporate pain, sickness, vomiting, fatigue, depression, constipation, diarrhea, confusion or shortness of breath. Palliative Care authorities are expertise to interpret the complex medical statistics and can enable you to understand.


  • Track 10-1Oncology
  • Track 10-2Professional Treatment
  • Track 10-3Cancer symptoms
  • Track 10-4Opioids

Genetic disorders may likewise be complex, or polygenic, multifactorial, triggered by at least one gene abnormalities.  Currently, very little research detailing issues that are looked toward the end of life for individuals with genetic disorders, and there is an absence of a good model of care to pursue for end-of-life treatment or withdrawal of treatment. Technological advances have extended life for various individuals with genetic diseases. The fend of-life program has sources in the hospice development with individuals experiencing genetic disorders. A nurse assists the sick patient to make the most of living.


  • Track 11-1genetic disorders
  • Track 11-2cancer
  • Track 11-3prematurity
  • Track 11-4neurologic disorders

Complementary therapies are winding up progressively utilized amid the last phases of a condition, to upgrade palliative or end-of-life care. These expect to assist the patient adapt to pain and the fear related with the unknown, additionally decrease, and death. These treatments incorporate are intended to re-establish the body/mind balance and incorporate things like aromatherapy, guided relaxation and imagery, music therapy, and therapeutic touch. They are thought to have a positive outcome with regards to helping the patient fall asleep, facilitating muscle pressure, improving the impact of pain medication, upgrading rest, and relieving anxiety.


Recovery Medicine centres on enhancing the personal satisfaction. By giving diagnosis and treatment, it is common for patients to encounter challenging psychological distress and from their disease and the treatment. Rehabilitative care finds strategies to oversee regular obstructions to achieving goals, for example, shortness of breath, fatigue anxiety and depression. Occupational therapy play an important role in palliative and hospice care groups by distinguishing life jobs and exercises ("occupations") that are important to patients and addressing barriers to performing these activities. Unlike other health care, they consider both the physical and psychosocial/ behavioural well-being needs of the patient, concentrating on what is most imperative to him or her to achieve, the accessible assets and emotionally supportive networks, and the situations in which the patients need and can take an interest.


  • Track 13-1Rehabilitation medicine
  • Track 13-2End-Stage Disease
  • Track 13-3Medical Care

Spiritual Care can be depicted as that which recognizes and reacts to the human soul. Spiritual Care also talks about universal human needs for love, relatedness, hope, esteem, and dignity. Spirituality may include religious convictions and practices. Spiritual care is a basic space of palliative care, which centres on the necessities of the whole person and their family. Spirituality is a major component of human experience. It is the soul and sense behind every single good esteem and resources, for example, benevolence, honest, compassion, sympathy, respect, forgiveness, integrity, loving, kindness towards patients, and regard for nature. Spiritual Care is a coordinated relationship, understands focused consideration and makes no assumptions about personal condemnation or life orientation.


  • Track 14-1Terminal illness
  • Track 14-2Emotional and Social needs
  • Track 14-3Spiritual Distress

Palliative care can address a broad scope of issues. The physical and emotional impacts of disease can change and considerations, for example, age, social foundation and personal support systems networks influence the sort of consideration that is required. Comprehensive palliative consideration considers: Physical necessities, emotional and adapting needs and Practical concerns.


  • Track 15-1Health Issues
  • Track 15-2Music Therapy
  • Track 15-3Palliative care needs