|Abstract deadline:||10 March 2019, EWOPA19@hus.fi|
|Registration deadline:||Early bird 30 April 2019, 270€
Late & onsite registration, 320€
The 50th EWOPA Jubilee conference will be held in Helsinki in our brand new Children's Hospital.
The conference's main issues are the psycho-social aspects of children with different stages of chronic kidney disease including those on dialysis and transplanted.
We welcome the multi professional renal team members from all over Europe; nurses, pediatric nephrologists, social workers, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, music therapists, dietitians, physiotherapists.
The proposed topics are
On behalf of the organizing committee
Prof. Hannu Jalanko
New Children's Hospital,
Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
EWOPA means European working group on Psychosocial Aspects of Children with Chronic Renal Failure.
See more information from the official home page of EWOPA.
Abstracts are asked to be around 200-300 words long, written to Word document, typed in Times New Roman 11 or 12 font.
In addition to the main text, we ask you to include the Title, names of all authors, institution(s), as well as name and profession for presenting author.
The duration of oral presentation is 10-20 minutes, depending on the number of accepted abstracts. The corresponding author will be informed about the presentation two months before the meeting.
Please email your abstract to address EWOPA19@hus.fi by the deadline 10th of March 2019.
Standard single room 125€ per night
Standard double room 145€ per night
Prices include breakfast and free WiFi.
The reservation can be made 01.02.2019-09.05.2019.
Reservations should be made at the latest on 09.05.2019!
The Reservation Code is: BHYK230519.
The New Children's Hospital is focused on demanding specialized health care for children. The hospital provides care for patients from all across Finland.
Families can stay together in New Children's Hospital. Parents are allowed to stay with their child around the clock.
Address: Stenbäckinkatu 9, Helsinki. View on map
Please enter the building from entrance D
|14:00-15:00||Registration and coffee|
Prof Hannu Jalanko, New Children's Hospital
University of Helsinki
|Chair:||Hannu Jalanko and Christopher Reid|
|15:15-15:45||EWOPA 50 years Christopher Reid, Evelina London Children's Hospital|
|"What happens to a child with renal failure" Francesco Emma, Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital|
|19:00-20:00||Welcome reception at the Centre of Helsinki at the old Court House (Aleksanterinkatu 20)|
|Chair:||Christopher Reid and Elisa Ylinen|
|8:00-08:45||Infants with ESRD - challenge and pitfalls Timo Jahnukainen, New Children's Hospital|
|Mental health following paediatric renal transplantation (15+5 min)
Jenny Prüfe, Hannover medical school
Stress, anxiety and depression in parents of children with chronic kidney disease and its correlation with protective behavior (10+5 min) Elke DeBruyne, Ghent University Hospital
|Chair:||Timo Jahnukainen and Lore Willem|
|10:00-10:25||Early interaction of child with chronic disease Eeva Lahti, psychiatric nurse and Hanna Hakomäki, music therapist, New Children's Hospital|
|10:25-10:50||Supporting oral eating skills in children on dialysis Jetta Tuokkola and Annika Rastio, New Children's Hospital|
|Interventions for anxiety in pediatric care (15+5 min)
Lore Willem, University Hospital Leuven
Using compassion focused therapy in the care of children with chronic renal failure: a case series (10+5 min) Nicole Parish, Children's Hospital for Wales
The PEEER project and AI:building patient empowerment, self-esteem, employability and resilience (10 +5 min) Arvind Nagra, Southampton Children's Hospital
|11:45-13:15||Lunch – poster viewing – exhibition|
|Chair:||Robert Novo and Dirk Bethe|
|Our experience empowering children to self-cannulate AV fistulas – 2 case studies (10+5 min)
Beverley Magowan, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
Patient at the hemodialysis unit but also a pupil (15+5 min) Anita Engelen and Gabriëlle Bakhuis, Amalia Children’s Hospital
A multidisciplinary approach for children with chronic kidney failure of an eGFR below 25 mL/min per 1.73 m2 (7+3 min) Jaqueline Knoll, Amalia Children’s Hospital
Considering best practice at psycho-social meetings for children with renal disease (10+5 min) Nicole Parish, Children's Hospital for Wales
Trauma-informed care in working with children with ESRD – in practice and in health care delivery (10+15 min) Nancy Kamphuis-Serpa, Amalia Children’s Hospital
|Chair:||Christer Holmberg and Tuula Hölttä|
|14:40-15:10||Medical treatment from the view of the ward pharmacist Anna Santamäki|
|Medication adherence in children with chronic kidney disease: the role of self-efficacy and executive functioning (10+5 min) Nienke Maas, Amalia Children’s Hospital|
Chair: Dirk Bethe
In panel: Christopher Reid, Paula Seikku, Jenny Pruefe
|16:45-17:10||EWOPA business meeting|
|19:00-||Conference gala dinner at Restaurant Pörssi, Fabianinkatu 14 In additional to 3 course Scandinavian style dinner we will hear live music.|
|Chair:||Jenny Pruefe and Nienke Maas|
|9:00-9:30||What do adolescents need during the transition of care? Silja Kosola|
|Psychological aspects of adolescents with chronic kidney disease (10+5 min)
Tatiana Sviridova-Tsygin, National Medical Research Center for Children's Health
Can e-coaching support chronically ill adolescents during transition of care? A qualitative systematic review on RCTs (10+10 min) Anna Tornivuori, University of Turku
Youth work and transition, a no-brainer (15+5 min) Donna Hilton, Nottingham Children’s Hospital
|11:15-11:45||Discussion and closing remarks|
|11:45-13:00||Guided tour at The New Children's Hospital|