Hospital Ampang Hematology Update on 8-9 August 2008

Alan Teh

Hospital Ampang is organizing a 2 day course with the theme: Back to Basics – Supportive Care in Haematology.
Tentative Programme

7.30am Registration
8.00 am Welcoming speech & Opening Ceremony Pengarah Hospital
8.15am Overview on Palliative care and Pain Management Dr. Richard Lim (Palliative oncologist Hosp Selayang)
9.00am Nutrition in Cancer Ms June Liew
9.30am Sexual issues during chemotherapy Dr BK Lim(UM O&G consultant)
10.00am Tea Break
10.30am Counselling In Haematology – an overview
Case Scenarios ·1 How to talk to newly diagnose patient Dr Lau NS /SN Norma
Counselling of patient for HSCT Dr Chang KM/SN Chui
Bereavement counseling: How to break  bad news Dr Zanapiah/SN Hanom
12.30pm Lunch & Friday prayers
2.30pm Practical Session on common procedures & proper handling of instruments in Haematology – an Overview Matron Tan/Sister Zuraidah
2.50pm Handling of Chemoport SN Norma
3.10pm Handling of Hickman Catheter SN Fadzilah
3.30pm Handling of Desferral pumps SN Roselyn
3.50pm Handling of Blood filters Terumo Filter Executive
4.10pm Visit to Transplant ward /Apheresis procedure room SN Chui
4.30pm Visit to Transplant Lab Ms Saraswathy


Chemotherapy Safety Issues
8.00 am Safe Administration of Chemotherapy Puan Sujatha
8.30am How to minimize errors in ordering chemotherapy protocols Mrs. Dhillon
9.00am Extravasations - how to manage and avoid Miss.Wong Shu Ping
Transfusion Issues in Haematology Patients
9.30am Judicious use + safety issues in Blood transfusion Dr.Hanim(Pengarah PDN)
10.00am Transfusion Triggers in Haematology Patients Dr. Guan YK
10.30am Tea break
11.00am How to avoid transfusion errors and issues in medical reporting of transfusion errors Puan Juanita
Infections during chemotherapy
11.30 am Clinical approach to Neutropaenic Sepsis Dr Norlizah(UM Infectious Disease Lecturer)
12.30 pm Updates on Diagnosis of fungal infection in a neutropaenic host To Be Decided
1.00pm Infection control in haematology Matron Tan
1.30pm Lunch & Lunch symposium :AML - A Singaporean Experience To be decided
2.30pm Closing Ceremony Dr Chang KM

Closing Date for registration is 15/07/08. Any enquiries please contact

Dr Guan Yong Khee

Jabatan Hematologi Hospital Ampang


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