ASCO collaborates with oncology societies around the world to deliver palliative care education to health care providers. International Palliative Care Workshops (IPCW) cover topics including:
- Communication skills
- Pain assessment
- Symptom management
- 71% of respondents said they have improved their communication approach with patients and their families following International Palliative Care Workshops
- 64% said they have improved their ability to administer pain relief
What Our Attendees Are Saying
- “[As a result of ICPW] I'm working on a national level to promote the development of Palliative Care services in hospitals in my country.
Workshops in 2017
|Date||Location||In Collaboration With:|
|March 8-10, 2017||Jakarta, Indonesia||Indonesian Society of Psychosomatic Medicine and the Indonesian Society of Hematology and Medical Oncology|
|September 22-25, 2017||Fez, Morocco||Department of Medical Oncology, Hassan II Hospital University|
Host a Workshop in Your Country
ASCO collaborates with organizations around the world to organize training courses to improve care for patients with cancer. If your organization is interested in applying to host an International Palliative Care Workshop, please contact ASCO International.
Palliative Care Resource Center
ASCO has launched a palliative care resource center. The resource center provides a central location for a range of reference materials for physicians and patients.