Challenges for caregivers in palliative care during the Covid-19 pandemic

August 15, 2020
3:00 pm-4:00 pm | Karachi

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Family caregivers of patients receiving palliative care often confront stressful situations in the care of their loved ones. To focus on family caregiving in this pandemic situation, Post RN Year II students of the Aga Khan University School of Nursing & Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) are organizing a virtual seminar with collaboration of Palliative and Oncology stream AKU-SONAM, where experts from different fields will join us to share their invaluable experiences regarding challenges faced by caregivers during this unprecedented pandemic crisis. 

Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 3 pm – 4 pm
Online via Zoom


OBJECTIVES

• Identify challenges of formal and informal caregivers at hospital and community setting.  
• Discuss the multidimensional approach to support caregivers.
• Elucidate various coping strategies for caregivers.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All health care professionals involved in provision of palliative    care at primary, secondary and tertiary levels


REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Friday, August 14, 2020


GUEST SPEAKERS:

Humera Qutb
Lecturer,
Clinical Psychologist, 
AKU-SONAM


Laila Khymani
Senior Administrator, 
Outreach Medical Centres 
& Home Health Services
Aga Khan University Hospital


Madiha Khowaja
Registered Nurse, AKUH
Post RN Student, AKU-SONAM

V E N U E

Online via Zoom

C O N T A C T

For details and queries:
Sanam Salim
sanam.530877.b17@student.aku.edu