Challenges and Perspectives of Psycho-Oncology in Iran
International Conference and Symposium
Isfahan, Iran, 7-9th July 2019

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09:00-9:10 Greetings
Chancellor, MUI

Vice chancellor for education, MUI
09:10-9:30 Comprehensive Cancer Control in Iran
Deputy of Curative Affairs,
Ministry of Health
09:30-09:45 Developing of Psycho-Oncology Curriculum in Iran,
DAAD Project
09:45-10:00 Psychosomatic Care in Iran, Principles and Current Situation
10:00-10:15 Nurses Role in Psycho-Oncology
Deputy of Nursing,
Ministry of Health
10:15-10:30 Oncologists Role in Psycho-Oncology
10:30-10:45 Break -
10:45-11:15 Patient View from Iranian and German Patients
Iranian Patient
11:15-11:45 Psycho-Oncology Care in Iran
Integration with Palliative Care
11:45-12:30 Psycho-Oncology Care in Germany
Case Vignettes of General Hospital, Ambulant Setting and End of Life Care



12:30-13:00 Discussion -
13:00-14:00 Lunch -
14:00-14:20 Training in Psycho-Oncology Curriculum in Germany:
The WHO Curriculum
14:20-14:50 Psycho-Oncology Curriculum in Belgium
14:50-15:00 Discussion -
15:00-15:10 Break -
15:10-15:30 Psychosocial Issues in Breast Cancer (The Most Common Cancer in Iran) Ali Akbar Nejatisafa
15:30-15:50 Mastectomy and Trauma Management in Breast Cancer Patients
15:50-16:10 Challenges of Spiritual Care in Cancer Patients
16:10-16:30 Discussion -
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09:00-09:30 Palliative Care in Iran
09:30-09:50 Palliative Care and Psycho-Oncology in the View of the Nurses
09:50-10:10 Challenges of Integrative Nursing Care
10:10-10:20 Discussion -
10:20-10:30 Break -
10:30-10:50 Cross-Cultural Perspectives from a Social Scientist View
10:50-11:10 Cultural Aspects of Psychosomatic Care
11:10-11:30 Health Psychology and Cancer Care
11:30-11:50 Managerial Challenges in Service Delivery
11:50-12:10 Discussion -
12:10-12:30 Collaborative Learning Online – A Learner-Centered Approach
12:30-12:50 Online Education in Psycho-Oncology
12:50-13:00 Discussion -
13:00-14:00 Lunch -
14:00-17:00 Focus Group on Patient Autonomy; End-of-life Issues; Coping Expert Panel
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09:00-13:00 Curriculum Issues:
Oncology Aspects, Nursing Aspects, Communication Issues
Medial Education, Palliative Care, and Medical Ethics
Expert Panel