PSO-HNS STENTS MID YEAR CONVENTION

Theme: “Dissecting Dysphagia: Dilemmas, Diagnosis, Directions”

May 10 - 12, 2018

Citystate Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Sessions

Day 1
10 May 2018
Day 2
11 May 2018
Day 3
12 May 2018

Registration

Opening Ceremonies: “Environmentalist Speech”

Opening of Booths and Exhibits

Lunch Symposium 1

Plenary 1: Dysphagia and its Impact on Quality of Life

Open Forum

Open Forum

Open Forum

15:30 - 14:00

Coffee Break

Open Forum

Open Forum

Plenary 6: Trans Nasal Esophagoscopy for Dysphagia

Open Forum

All White Welcome Beach Party

Lunch Symposium 2: Revisiting Antiobiotic Usage

Plenary 7: The Role of Robotic Surgery for Dysphagia

Open Forum

Open Forum

Open Forum

15:00 - 15:30

Halo Halo Break

Open Forum

Plenary 11: Silent Esophageal Foreign Bodies in the Pediatrics

Open Forum

Open Forum

Plenary 13: Data Privacy Act and its Impact on Health Professional

Open Forum

Dinner Symposium 2

Course Description

The Philippine Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (PSO-HNS) 2018 Mid Year Convention focuses on the subject of dysphagia. The course caters to Otolaryngologist fellows, diplomates, residents and medical practitioners.

The Mid Year Convention is a 3 day course that will cover topics from common diseases that cause dysphagia, advance diagnostics, modern therapeutic, rehabilitative and nutritional strategies for the management of dysphagia and co-morbidities via a multi-disciplinary/specialty approach.

The Convention will also deliver topics on earthquake preparedness, ethical perspective on end of life issues, medico legal awareness for the Data Privacy Act and presentations on research outcomes and outputs of the PSO-HNS.

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To raise awareness and compliance of medical professionals and organizations to the Data Privacy Act.
  2. To introduce and demonstrate current diagnostic approaches for the evaluation and management of dysphagia in adults and the pediatric age group.
  3. To educate health professionals on nutritional, functional assessment, rehabilitation and management of the swallowing disabled.
  4. To promote the multidisciplinary approach for dysphagia patients via interactive learning session on dysphagia patient cases.
  5. To educate, raise awareness and introduce strategies on disaster preparedness for major earthquakes.
  6. To promote and educate the health professionals in managing and counseling patients on Ethical aspects with respect to End of Life Issues.
  7. To present the research outcome of the PSO-HNS Southern Tagalog Chapter Hearing Survey.
  8. To empower ENT-HNS researchers to high light their research output to the PSO-HNS via the PSO-HNS interesting case research paper contest.

Location

South National Highway, Tiniguiban, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines