Conference & Workshop

National Conference on

Transforming health care: Living with and beyond cancer

January 24 th & 25th , 2019

Greetings from Aster Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd and MIMS Academy!!!

MIMS College of Nursing, (The first NAAC Accredited Nursing College in Kerala) in collaboration with Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut, Oncology department is organizing 7th annual national conference on “Transforming health care: Living with and beyond cancer” to be held at Aster MIMS Hospital Auditorium on 24th and 25th January 2019 aimed to elicit the power of oncology nurses to provide unwavering support, compassion and care to meet the challenging needs of patient with cancer.

Cancer affects people of all ages and genders around the globe. Oncology nurses are on the front lines of cancer care and research. 30-50 % of cancer can be prevented by avoiding risk factors and implementing existing evidence based prevention strategies through health promotion activities.

In the present scenario, recruiting, retaining and training oncology nurses seems challenging. This conference brings a perfect blend of experts to share their expertise in the field of cancer care and research to empower the participants so that the generalist nurse also can acquire basic and certain advanced knowledge and skills required for caring people suffering from cancer.

Aim: Empowering nursing fraternity with current trends and practice in oncology nursing concepts and the essential requirements in meeting the needs of survivors of cancer.

Target group
Nurse researchers, nurse educators, clinical nurses, other health care professionals, social workers and nursing students of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programme.


Sub Themes:

  • Epidemiology and Screening of cancer
  • Health promotion and prevention of cancer
  • Various treatment modalities in cancer
  • Pain and palliation in cancer care
  • Nutritional needs of patients with cancer
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Quality assurance: Issues in oncology nursing
  • Communication needs of patients and role of nurse as a patient advocate
  • End of life care
  • Skill training in BSE, Safe preparation of chemo therapeutic drugs, colostomy care, CVAD, Handling and safe disposal of radioactive waste, CVP monitoring



  • To bring about an interdisciplinary platform for scientific exchanges on recent oncological concepts.
  • Understand various treatment modalities in cancer care
  • Discuss the challenges of oncology Nurses in cancer care
  • Explore the comprehensive approaches in providing supportive care
  • Strengthen the skills in BSE, Safe preparation of chemo therapeutic drugs, colostomy care, CVAD, Handling and safe disposal of radioactive waste and CVP monitoring

We, Aster MIMS Hospital Calicut and MIMS College of Nursing are delighted to invite your participation to the National conference on 24th and 25th January 2019.

Organizing chairperson
Dr AssumaBeevi.T.M,
Acting Director,MIMS Academy & Principal,MIMS College of Nursing


Organizing co-Chairperson
Prof. Isha .S
Vice Principal,
MIMS College of Nursing

Organizing Secretary
Ms. Sheeja C V
MIMS College of Nursing

Scientific Committee Chairperson
Mr. Abidfaheem T K
Assistant Professor
MIMS College of Nursing

Call for paper/ poster presentation

Paper Poster
Eligibility Registered candidates Registered candidates
Entry Individual Individual/ Group
Awards Best paper Best poster
Certificates All Participants All Participants

350 words

Times New Roman(12)

100 cm × 100 cm

Evaluation criteria

Relevance of topic


Relevance of topic

Face value
Presentation Time 5-8min ------
General Instructions

Scientific papers relevant to the theme of the conference are preferred.
Abstract/title must contain the following details:

  • Name of Authors, Department, Institution, address with e- mail id and signature of the author
  • Abstract/Title should reach the chairperson, scientific committee ( on or before 15th December 2018
  • Selected candidates will be intimated through mail


Registration Fee

Designation Early Bird(Rs/-)
DD payment on or before 31st December 2018
Faculty/ Staff nurses/ Students 1500 2000

Contact us:

Ms Maryelizabeth, Mob: 08714259185
Ms Priya, Mob: 08113878472

Scientific Committee
Mr. Abidfaheem, Mob: 09809649910
Ms.Soumya P.B, Mob: 09496200250

Accommodation & Transportation
Mr Jibin V Varkey, Mob: 09496592440
Mr Abid Faheem, Mob: 09809649910


CLICK HERE TO Download Registeration form