Symptoms in Primary Care: an invitation to the 2nd annual symposium in The Netherlands
The 2nd annual symposium on symptoms in Primary Care will be held on September 22-23 2017 in The Netherlands.
Invitations for abstract submission is open with the deadline extended to June 1st.
Full details are available on the symposium webpage.
Following on from a successful multidisciplinary symposium on symptom research in primary care in Vejle (Denmark, 2015), the second international multidisciplinary symposium on symptom research in primary care: ‘SYMPCA 2017: The meaning of symptoms’ will be hosted by VUmc Amsterdam.
Symptoms cut through, determine and guide interaction, communication and medical decisions in primary care. Questions regarding defining symptoms, questioning symptoms, understanding symptoms, symptoms and healthcare seeking, making sense of symptoms and managing symptoms will be discussed in various workshops and keynote lectures.
Key note speakers include:
Jeanette Pols on Symptoms and self care
Chris Dowrick on Symptoms and culture
Arko Oderwald on Symptoms and literature
Eiko Fried on Symptomics
Peter Henningsen on Symptoms and the brain
The organising committee are
Prof. Dr. Henriette van der Horst, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam
Dr. Peter Lucassen, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
Dr. Tim olde Hartman, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
Dr. Marianne Rosendal, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Dr. Rikke Sand Andersen, Aarhus University, Aarhus
Dr. Mette Bech Risør, UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø, Tromsø