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VIVA Asia Nursing Symposium

The VIVA Asia Nursing Symposium is dedicated to nurses caring for children with cancer.

Theme: Palliative Care and China Asia Pacific Regional Collaborations 

Date: Friday 7 March 2021 and 13 March 2021

Time: 9am-11am (+8 GMT ) Singapore Time

 

 

Supporting Committee

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE
Seow Shaun Jerlyn YAP 
Faradillah MOHAMED YASIN
Lai Heng CHIA
Jing LI
Jeanekar Monet RESULTAY
 

National University Health System, SINGAPORE
Santha T VENGADALASALAM
Thiviya ASOKUMAR
Sahidah SAWAL
Rohana ISMAIL
Evelynn GOH
Faith YEO

 

International Advisors

Michele Casey
Nurse Clinician
Cancer Centre for Children
The Children's Hospital at Westmead NSW, AUSTRALIA

Liz SNIDERMAN, MSN APRN CPNP-AC CPHON
Global Nursing Coordinator for Asia Pacific, China, Eastern Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Global
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Courtney SULLIVAN, MSN, RN, CPHON, CPNP-AC
Coordinator, Outreach Nursing Development
Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 

Speakers Day 1 - Paediatric Palliative Care

 

Dr Wynn Yi Yi
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Principle Resident Physician (Palliative Medicine)
Haematology/Oncology Service

Karen Williams, RN, FNP-BC, ACHPN
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Clinical Manager
Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Dr Ann Toh, MBBS, MRCPCH 
Senior Resident Physician
StarPALS, HCA Hospice Care
Adjunct Lecturer
National University of Singapore School of Medicine
Singapore

 

 

 

Speakers Day 2 - Regional Collaborations 

 

Liz Sniderman, MSN APRN CPNP-AC CPHON
Global Nursing Coordinator for Asia Pacific, China, Eastern Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Global
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Aprille Banayat
Assistant Professor of College of Nursing
University of the Philippines Manila
Nurse Educator of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Ward
UP-Philippine General Hospital
Philippines

Shierlene Marie C. Tungol, RN
Nurse Manager and Nurse Educator
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit
UP-Philippine General Hospital
Philippines

Artchie Bediones Labado (SPMC)
Unit Manager
Isolation Unit
Children's Cancer Instituition
Southern Philliphines Medical Centre
Philippines

Katherene Palces Batuhan 
Unit Manager
High Dependency Unit
Children's Cancer Instituition
Southern Philliphines Medical Centre
Philippines

Linda Abramovitz,  MSN, RN, CNS, BMTCN, FAAN
University of California, San Francisco  USA
Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Family Health Care Nursing
Global Cancer Program Faculty
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, USA

Kim Lien, MSN , RN
Training staff
Human Resource Department, Children's Hospital 2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

 

 

 

Registration

If you wish to register, you may do so here(Day 1) and here (Day 2). It is only open to health care workers due to the technical natuer of this event.