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Geriatrics Nursing 2018

About Conference

About conference:


Following the footsteps of an incredible previous International conference in the field of Geriatric Gerontology and Palliative Medicine,  Conference series has its stage all set for the onset of the 10th International Conference on Geriatric Nursing and Palliative Care during the adorable time period of Nov 19 - 20 at the alluring city of Paris, France, wherein , the scientific program holds in itself , a mind-blowing amalgamation of formats , spread from keynote sessions to an exquisite and highly interactive discussion sessions.


The 8th International Congress on Geriatric Gerontology  and Palliative Medicine (Geriatric Conference 2018) aims at a vivid and thought-worthy discussion on the latest research results along with technological headway in the mentioned field and thus brings on Geriatricians , specialized nurses , physiotherapists , general physicians along with Orthopedic and Neurological experts round the globe , under one single roof , on account of their valuable views getting shared and exchanged , in order to proliferate the field of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Conference series is used-to in organizing 500+ International Conferences every year across USA, Europe & Asia with associated aid from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 500+ Open Access Journals which contains over 3000 lionized personalities, Reputed scientists as its editorial board members.


Importance and Scopes

Justification of Geriatrics Nursing 2018 lies on to the care and study of the various possible measures to cope up with the problem of the era, in regard to the field of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, the burning issue prevalent for the time-being. Besides the normal researches going on, in the field of concern, Geriatrics Nursing 2018 aims to re-inforce the suitable medication procedures available and policies that would help the grey-hairs and neo-natals get the life filled with happiness and relief via a common platform of influential and interactive discussion for the eminent and upcoming brimming talents in the field of Geriatric Nursing and Palliative Care.


Aging, being a very natural process, and various associated and un-associated incurable diseases being a very vital part, it becomes a matter of immense concern standing at the present era. Besides, splitting of the associated scientific knowledge and experience in all conjoined fields and areas applicable to Geriatrics gerontology and associated scientific fields. As far as the sessions of the Geriatric Conference 2018 are concerned , the young scholars and talents associated to the field will get an opportunity to frame up the essential Human Network , related to the concerned field in Europe and globally. Moreover, Geriatric Meet 2018 would provide a stage for early Career geriatricians to proliferate the developments in their professional life. Furthermore, Geriatric gerontology and Palliative Medicine 2018 would provide a basement for exchange of scientific information in the field of recent gerontological care advancements and Palliative Care. By the same token, Geriatrics 2018 would provide a scope to spot out the knowledge gaps, which is necessary to get filled. Last but not the least, the geriatric conference 2018would help, promote the role of health promotion and related precautions and preventions in improving quality of life of the elderly.

Why to attend geriatric 2018?

  • Exchange of thoughts and human framework with famous geriatricians, gerontologists, human services providers, other than specific medical attendants and scientists from more than 40 nations.
  • Discussing out methods for quality enhancements and activities that may be actualized into training to enhance the heath care standards.
  • Chit-chatting out ways to collaborate in putting quality and associated care initiatives, throughout the geriatric and gerontology research.
  • Access to a core audience of professionals and decision makers and can increase visibility with the help of branding and networking at the conference.
  • Get to know and discuss out the key news and challenges associated, with senior level speakers.
  • Through presentations, panel discussions, round table discussions and associated workshops, wherein every topic can be covered from top to bottom from global macro-issues to strategies and further to tactical issues.


                                                             Targeted Audience

Please do have a note that any person who is really interested to come(out of any of the above mentioned fields of interest and deliver a talk or poster or any of the already mentioned slots are co-ordiarly welcomed on the behalf of Conferenceseries.


Track-01:  Hospice and Palliative Care

Palliative care and hospice care quite oftentimes used exchangeably, though not entirely correct. Hospice care in certain parts of the world, needs to meet up with the specific eligibility criteria and fetch up a qualified service provider in the concerned field. Furthermore, one can recuperate palliative care from any doctor at about any hospital , but it is often adviced to fetch up a specialized care personnel for the same. Palliative care involves providing relief and comfort to a patient who is being treated for a serious disease or illness, whether it is terminal or not. It can include providing the patient with painkillers after bone-break or signalizing anti-nausea medication while the person concerned, are undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. Palliative care can also be machicolated to patients who push aside the curative treatments, case in point, if the patient has limited self-care capabilities, or is not benefiting from any treatment, or has evidence that further treatment will not help the condition. This type of care remediates the symptoms rather than fetching up to provide a cure. 


 Track-02:  Palliative Drugs and Medications

When it comes to medications for pain management and associated palliative drugs, there are two broad categories: opioids, which lacklustre pain systemically, end to end of the body; and adjuvant analgesics, or helper medications that can drogue specific types of pain, often by fighting inflammation.

Opioids: Opioid medications are purchasable only by dint of a viable prescription. There are numerous opioid drugs that palliative care physicians most unremarkably prescribe for moderating severe pain in the context of a grave or life-threatening illness. They are known as opioid analgesics. Some of which seemingly similar compounds available in open market are listed below:

•  Codeine

•  Fentanyl

•  Hydrocodone

•  Acetaminophen

•  Hydromorphone

•   Meperidine

•  Methadone

•  Morphine

•  Oxycodone  

•  Naloxone

These drugs can be taken in numerous variable ways. If the person can swallow, all can be provided orally. If the person can no longer be able to do the same, some medications needed to be provided in the intravenous manner, while others can be provided through sub-cutaneous injections.

There are other options, as well. According to Muir, an eminent personnel of the field, an opioid can be mixed with a gel to deliver it topically, through the skin, with a compounding pharmacist's support. Furthermore, according to his opinion, there are also formulations and sub-compounds of fentanyl, which can be delivered by patch or through a cheek film that crosses the mucous membranes in the mouth.

Although opioids are excellent in controlling pain, they do have side effects. Among the most common are:

Constipation: This is the one you can't get around. Most people who take an opioid experience some degree of constipation and it doesn't tend to go away as your body gets accustomed to the medication.Taking a stool softener and laxative preventive measure, regularly as a precautionary measure can keep most constipation under control.In addition, the drugs lubiprostone, methylnaltrexone, naldemedine, and naloxegol are approved to treat constipation specifically due to opioid use in those with chronic pain.


 Track-03: Psychiatric Palliative care

As an epochal proportion of patients retrieving palliative care, suffer from states of anxiety, depression, delirium, or other mental symptoms, psychiatry and palliative care already join force closely in the palliative care for medical circumstances. Besides, this well-established involvement of psychiatrists in palliative care, as of now, psychiatry does not unambiguously provide palliative care for patients with mental illness outside the arena of terminal medical illness. Based on the WHO explanatory definition, of palliative care, a working definition of palliative psychological care is proposed. Palliative psychiatry emphasizes on mental health rather than medical/physical matters. We propose that the beneficiaries of palliative psychiatry are patients with severe persistent mental illness, who are at risk of therapeutic neglect and/or overly aggressive care within current paradigms. These include long-term residential care patients with severe chronic schizophrenia and insufficient quality of life, those with therapy-refractory depressions and repeated suicide attempts, and those with severe long-standing therapy-refractory anorexia nervosa. An explicitly palliative approach within psychiatry has the potential to improve quality of care, person-centredness, outcomes, and autonomy for patients with severe persistent mental illness.


Track-04: Oncological and Terminal Palliative Care

Palliative care is a rapidly growing subspecialty of medicine entailing expert and active assessment, evaluation and treatment of the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients and families with serious illnesses. It provides an added layer of support to the patient's regular medical care. As cancer is detected earlier and its treatments improve, palliative care and nursing is increasingly playing a vital role in the oncology population. Because of these advances in oncology, the role of palliative care services for such patients is actively evolving. Herein, we will highlight emerging paradigms in palliative care and attempt to delineate key education, research and policy areas that lie ahead for the field of palliative oncology. Despite the critical need for improving multi-faceted and multi-specialty symptom management and patient–physician communication, we will focus on the interface between palliative care and oncology specialists, a relationship that can lead to better overall patient care on all of these levels. Oncologists hold different notions and continue to receive mixed messages regarding the scope of palliative care. This phenomenon reflects a rapidly changing healthcare landscape, necessitating continual palliative care education and provider self-assessment in order to deliver the highest quality care to patients with serious illnesses.

At its origins, palliative care was defined in 1990, by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ‘the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatments’. While the definition further stated that ‘many aspects of palliative care are also applicable earlier in the course of the illness, palliative nursing was initially conceptualized as a specialty to care for end-stage and dying cancer patients. Over the past two decades, in response to the needs of patients living with serious illness for multiple years, the transformation of many cancers into chronic diseases through treatment advances, and the recognition that patients cannot be segmented into those who are living and those who are dying, the definition and role palliative care has evolved and changed. Indeed, in 2012, palliative care is defined as specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. This kind of care is centered around giving patients alleviation from the side effects, torment, and worry of a genuine disease, whatever the determination. The objective is to enhance personal satisfaction for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is given by a group of specialists, medical attendants, and different authorities who work with a patient's different specialists to give an additional layer of help. This present definition is remarkable for its absence of any say of 'cure'. While patients receiving palliative care can transition into hospice and end-of-life care, the goal of palliative care is to optimize quality of life while living with a serious illness. Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment. Recent perspectives from leaders in oncology and palliative care agree with this notion of co-management, regardless of curability. Alongside recent progress run many obstacles for moving palliative care of the cancer patient forward, as well as an ever-growing cadre of complex patient needs. Cancer care has transformed many of the disease states under the purview of the medical oncologist into a chronic illness. In 2007, upwards of 12 million patients were alive in the US with cancer a dramatic increase from 3 million in 1971. As the number of US citizens with multiple co-morbidities is estimated to swell to 81 million in 2020, cancer survivors will also be grappling with competing illnesses. Accordingly, cancer patients presenting to palliative medicine specialists on average report greater than ten symptoms, and suffer from progressively worse quality of life. The majority of cancer patients want information about their prognosis and options for care, prefer to spend time at home and out of hospitals, desire palliative care, and hope to die at home. However, recent evidence demonstrates that the majority of patients, including those with cancer, report inadequate discussions with their physicians regarding goals of care and prognosis, and poor satisfaction with multiple areas of communication in the setting of serious illness. Finally, upwards of 30% of Medicare beneficiaries with cancer die in the hospital, not infrequently with intensive care and chemotherapy services in that last month of life. Reimbursement reform, access to palliative care and improvements in patient–physician communication are necessary in order to address these deficiencies.


Track-05: Neonatal and Pediatric Palliative Care

The use of palliative and hospice care to infants in the neonatal emergency unit has been clear for more than 30 years. This article tends to the history, current contemplations, and foreseen future requirements for palliative and hospice mind in the NICU, and depends on late writing survey. Neonatologists have since quite a while ago dealt with the total of numerous infants' short lives, given the moderately high death rates related with rashness and birth deserts, however their capacity or ability to completely address of the continuum of interdisciplinary palliative, end of life, and mourning consideration has changed generally. While neonatology benefit limit has become worldwide amid this time, so has consideration regarding pediatric palliative care by and large, and neonatal-perinatal palliative care particularly. Upgrades have happened in family-focused care, correspondence, torment appraisal and administration, and deprivation. There remains a need to coordinate palliative care with escalated mind instead of anticipate its application exclusively at the terminal period of a youthful newborn child's life—when she is quickly passing on. Future contemplations for applying neonatal palliative care incorporate its combination into fetal demonstrative administration, the creating period of genomic solution, and extending research into palliative care models and practices in the NICU.


Track-06:  Palliative Care Management

Teach the patient and family how to give great palliative care at home as indicated by the side effects

Record pharmaceuticals with directions

Leave the patient however much accountable for his or her own particular care as could be expected

Assess the patient for torment (in all patients) where Palliative Care is nessecary

Determine the reason for the torment by history and examination (for new agony and any   adjustment in torment)that may need the Palliative Nursing.

Determine the sort of torment associated that needs Palliative Care

Is there a mental or otherworldly segment?

Grade the agony with the faces (especially in youngsters) or with your hand (with 0 being no torment, 1 finger exceptionally mellow torment and 5 fingers the most noticeably bad conceivable torment.)

Treat torment, as indicated by whether it is a typical or an extraordinary torment issue or both.

Use of opioids and non-opioid analgesics

Give prescriptions to control exceptional agony issues

Teach family to give oral morphine

Help them oversee reactions

Preventive oral watch over all patients

Prevent bedsores in every single out of commission understanding

Exercises to Help Prevent Pain Stiffness and Contractures

Manage key indications


Track-07: Biology of Ageing

The components proposed to impact geriatrics and gerontology fall into two fundamental classifications, programmed and damage related. Programmed factors take after a certain biological timetable, probably one that may be a continuation of the one that manages childhood growth and advancement. This control would rely upon changes in gene regulation and expression that influence the frameworks in charge of upkeep, repair and defensive responses. Damage related components incorporate inner and natural ambushes to living beings that prompt aggregate damage at different levels.


Track-08: Geriatrics Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Some of the most commonly dealt by disorders and impairments related to geriatric care and gerontology that are often catching the attention of the researchers as well as of the scientific world are as follows:

Parkinson disease

Alzhiemer’s Syndrome

Cognitive Impairments



Track-09: Ageing Associated Dementia

Gerontology and brain impairments or Dementia walk hand in hand. As a person reaches the Geriatric or Gerontologic part of his/her life, brain and associated neurological impairments becomes a quite natural process. Some of which are being listed below:

Vascular Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia

Normal Pressure Hydocephalus


Track-10: Geriatric Care

As a person enters the gerontologic range of his/her age , it is obvious that he/she will need certain care techniques in order to cope up with the on-going changes and diseased condition of the body.

It includes some of the professional personalities just as below:


Geriatric nurses

Normal nursing fellows

General Physicians


Pharmacological experts

And lots more……


Track-11:  Medication Profile Assessment

Though there are a lot of medications available, since at the phase of ageing, a person suffers from various different types of problems, some of the noteworthy medications lies in the living processes of the concerned individuals. Some of which are listed below:




Track-12: Management of Geriatric Care

Though there are a lot of management that is required for the elderly , for their care processes. Some of the most eminent sorts of management for the field of geriatrics and Gerontology are as follows:

Nutritional Services Management

Housing Management

Home Care Services Management

Socialisation Programs Management

Financial Planning Management


Track-13: Older Abuse and Ageing Process

Many sorts and types of abuse of the elderly are got to be noticed which may also prove as a bi-track affecting the ageing process. these are some of the factors which this Geriatrics 2018 would comfortably deal with from every spheres , from the pros to the cons , in order to deal with the burning issue , seriously affecting these grey hairs in leading a healthy , peaceful and a happier life.


Market Analysis


Geriatrics is a scientific discipline or social science that arrangements with the sicknesses, inabilities and consideration of elderly individuals. Gerontology is the investigation of ageing including its social, mental, psychological and natural perspectives. Gerontology is more extensive than geriatrics, which is the therapeutic claim to fame given to treatment and consideration of aged individuals. Geriatric medicine is worried with the analysis, treatment and avoidance of ailment in aged individuals and the issues particular to ageing. Geriatric consideration administration is the way toward arranging and planning consideration of the elderly individuals and with physical and mental hindrances to meet their long haul mind needs enhances their personal satisfaction and keep up their autonomy as far as might be feasible.

Scope and Importance:

Growing geriatric population intending to live independently is one of the superior drivers of the geriatric care services market. The global geriatric care services market is expected to reach to 1,012.02 billion Pounds by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% over the forecast period. According to data published by the United Kingdom in 2014, it has been estimated that by the year 2022, approximately 35% of the population would be above 60 years of age. Presence of various long term care services providers coupled with favorable reimbursement policies are few factors expected to boost the growth of the geriatric care services market. Furthermore, increasing oldest old population who are prone to various medical conditions such as Neurological, Orthopedic, Cardiovascular & Respiratory disorders coupled with increasing technological advancement such as the development of specialty robots capable of assisting elderly in carrying out day to day operations are expected to drive the geriatric care services market growth.



Geriatrics Conferences 2018 mainly aims in bringing Geriatricians, Gerontologists, Doctors, Professors, Social workers, Palliative care specialists, NursesHealth care administrators, Internal Medicine specialists, Researchers and students from around the world under a single roof, where they discuss the research, achievements and advancements in the field of Geriatrics Nursing & Palliative Care. This conference will continue with objectives of helping medical professionals in the geriatrics field as well as general public to understand, empathize, and take prompt actions to help old people across the globe. We invite you to join us at the Geriatrics 2018, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with researchers from around the world. The core aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for the delegates to meet, interact and exchange new ideas in the various areas of Geriatrics.

Study Goals & Objectives:

  • Sharing of scientific knowledge and experience in all areas applied to geriatrics, gerontology and related scientific fields
  • Strengthening and expanding the human network of all involved in this field in Europe and globally.
  • Providing opportunities for early career of geriatricians and gerontologists for their professional development.
  • Providing a forum for scientific exchanges on recent gerontological concepts.
  • Identify knowledge gaps that need to be filled.
  • Promote the role of geriatricians in improving quality of life of elderly people.

Why only Paris, France ?

France, likewise called the French Republic is a sovereign state, fundamentally situated in Western Europe and various different abroad locales and regions. France is the 42nd biggest nation round the globe, however the most critical nation in Western Europe and furthermore the world association, and along these lines the third-biggest in Europe as a whole. With a populace moving towards 67 million, it is one of the twentieth most occupied nation and furthermore the second-most possessed nation lying inside the EU. France might be a semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's biggest town and thereby the core of fundamental social and mechanical focuses. Pulling in 82.6 million remote voyagers in 2016, made itself, the principal regular visitor goal inside the world. It's third in monetary benefit from traveler goal spot to conferences and amazing conference gatherings.


Major Geriatrics Associations/Societies around the Globe:

Major Geriatrics Associations/Societies in Europe




Past Conference Report

Geriatrics 2016

Conferenceseries llc LTD successfully hosted its premier 4th International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontological Nursing during October 3-4, 2016 at Hotel Hilton London Heathrow Airport, London, UK

Geriatrics 2016 marked with the attendance of Organizing Committee Members, Scientists, Doctors, geriatricians, gerontologists, Nurses, Palliative care specialists, community care specialists, young and brilliant researchers, business delegates and talented student communities representing more than 20 countries, who made this conference fruitful and productive.

This 4th International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontological Nursing was based the theme “Emerging Paradigm shifts in Global Aging Science” which has covered the below scientific sessions:

  • Geriatrics
  • Geriatrics and Ageing Biology
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Medicine
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Diseases
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Treatment
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Services
  • Geriatrics and Gerontological Nursing
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Management
  • Geriatrics and Elderly Care
  • Geriatrics and Case Studies
  • Geriatrics and Critical Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Geriatric Syndromes
  • Geriatrics and Biological Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Healthcare Services
  • Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Healthcare Policies
  • Geriatrics and Public Health

The conference was moderated by Dr. Catharina Gillsjo, University of Skovde, Sweden. The support was extended by the honorable guests Moshe Lewis, St Luke’s Hospital, USA; Eef Hogervorst, Loughborough University, UK; Lena Sandin-Wranker, Lund University, Sweden; Sambe Asha Devi, Bangalore University, India Stephen Gethin-Jones, University of Central Lancashire, UK and below keynote lectures:

  • Aging gracefully: Traditional and alternative approaches to pain management in geriatrics: Dr. Moshe Lewis, St Luke’s Hospital, USA.
  • Lifestyle interventions to promote memory in old age: Dr. Eef Hogervorst, Loughborough University, UK.
  • Dental treatment for dementia: The relationship between oral and brain condition: Dr. Yoshiro Fujii,Shin Kobe Dental Clinic, Japan.
  • Role of yoga in empowerment and strengthening of elderly:  Dr. Rajendra Harnagle, Modern Institute of Medical Sciences & Sewakunj Hospital, India.

Conferenceseries llc LTD acknowledge the support of below Chairs and Co-chairs for whom we were able to run smoothly the scientific sessions includes:  Lena Sandin-Wranker, Lund University, Sweden; Dr. Sambe Asha Devi, Bangalore University, India; Dr. Anthea Tinker, King’s College London, UK; Dr. Yoshiro Fujii, Shin Kobe Dental Clinic, Japan

 Conferenceseries llc LTD has taken the privilege of felicitating Geriatrics 2016 Organizing Committee Members and Keynote Speakers who supported for the success of this event.

Last but not the least Conferenceseries llc  LTD wishes to acknowledge with its deep sincere gratitude to all the supporters from  the Editorial Board Members of our Open Access Journals, Keynote speakers, Honorable guests, Valuable speakers,  students, delegates and special thanks to the Media partners  for their promotion to make this event a huge success.

With the enormous feedback from the participants and supporters of 4th International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontological Nursing, Conferenceseries llc LTD is glad to announce its 10th International Conference on Geriatrics Nursing & Palliative Care during Nov 19-20, 2018 at Paris, France



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