SLOVENE FAMILY MEDICINE SOCIETY
DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY PRACTICE, UNIVERSITY LJUBLJANA
DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY PRACTICE, UNIVERSITY MARIBOR
INSTITUTE OF FAMILY MEDICINE
OZG PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTER BLED
organise under the patronage of
EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF TEACHERS IN GP/FP
21th INTERNATIONAL EURACT BLED COURSE
Bled, Slovenia: September 18 – 22, 2012
LEARNING AND TEACHING ABOUT MANAGING DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIP WITH PATIENTS IN GENERAL PRACTICE/FAMILY MEDICINE
Jaime Correia de Sousa (Portugal)
Yonah Yaphe (Portugal)
Jo Buchanan (UK)
Henry Finnegan (Ireland)
Mateja Bulc (Slovenia)
Marija Petek-Ster (Slovenia)
Mateja Bulc (Slovenia)
Marija Petek-Ster (Slovenia)
Leopold Zonik (Slovenia)
Nena Kopcavar-Gucek (Slovenia)
Marko Kocijan (Slovenia)
The course is aimed at educators in primary care who are involved in teaching at the university or practice level. We expect experienced teachers and also those on the beginning of their educational careers.
AIMS OF THE COURSE
At the end of the course the participants will:
- Know the aspects and reasons for difficult relationships in family medicine
- Understand the impact of difficult relationships on everyday practice and in education
- Know how to follow the principles of professional conduct in difficult situations in practicing and teaching family medicine
- Value the principles of professional conduct in every situation
- Become aware of different aspects of “difficult “ patients in everyday practice and teaching
Jaime Correia de Sousa
Session 1: introduction to the course: arrival and registration, introduction of the participants, Keynote 1: Medicaly unexplained symptoms
Session 2: group work: exercise, based on keynote 1
Session 3: group work
Keynote 2 : Effective strategies (therapy) for dealing with difficult relationships
Session 4: group work 2: Exercise, based on keynote 2
Session 5: field work
Keynote 3: A teaching (research) method
Session 6: group work 3: Exercise, based on keynote 3
Session 7: group work 3
Keynote 4: Doctor's welbeing
Session 8: group work 4: Exercise, based on keynote 4
Session 9: Joker session
Session 10: country reports
Session 11: groups presentations
Session 12: feed back, evaluation of the course
Session 13: closure
A detailed timetable will be available from the web-site http://www.drmed.org/index.php?k=10&n=702 and on http://www.bled-course.org.
During the course keynote presentations, group work, role-play, fieldwork and discussions will be held.
Country reports on research in GP/FP are welcome. A selected number of reports will be allocated to be presented to the audience during the Saturday morning plenary session. Abstracts should be sent to email@example.com by July 15, 2012. Course directors will evaluate the contributions and will notify you on the acceptance of the presentation by the August 31. Contributions will be assigned as oral or poster presentations.
During conference: trekking, dancing lessons, Bled sightseeing, vine inspection, waterpolo game, farewell
dinner, etc. will take place. The participants will learn some basics in popular dances under the
supervision of a professional dance teacher. The dancing class appropriate for the beginners and advanced
dancers. Traditional water polo game between the Slovene participants and colleagues from abroad will
take place. During the fieldwork you will have the opportunity to visit local family doctors and practices
as well local primary health care centre in Bled.
The course will be held in English, located in Bled, Slovenia. Bled is a tourist resort in the Northwest of
Slovenia on the border to Italy and Austria and is easily accessible by car, train or plane. The nearest
airport Ljubljana is only 25 km away. To learn more about the venue visit http://www.bled.si/en/ and
about the venue hotel Jelovica visit http://www.hotel-jelovica.si/pages/eng/hj_eng.htm.
We suggest an early room booking (use the attached form) before July through the main registration office by letting them know you are participating the Bled course: Hotel Jelovica Bled, d.o.o. Cesta svobode 8, 4260 Bled, Slovenija; tel.: +386 (0) 4 5796 000; fax.: 386 (0) 4 5741 550;
Per person per day
Double bed room – bed & breakfast
Double bed room- half board
Reservation requests will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis. The deadline is August 20th. In the case that your choice atthat time is no longer available an alternative accommodation will be offered by the organisers.
The course fee is set at 300 EURO (V.A.T. included) and will include organisation of the course, course
attendance, fieldwork, refreshments during the brakes, lunch during lunch brakes from Tuesday to Friday
and the participation in exciting social events including farewell dinner. EURACT members pay a
reduced fee of 250 EURO (V.A.T. included), members of VdGM group pay 120 EURO (V.A.T.
A limited number of sponsored places is available through the EURACT sponsorship
programme. Deadline for application is June 10th. Details will ve available at the EURACT website:
www.euract.org. Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Registration fee should be paid by a bank transfer to NLB, d.d., Account Holder: Zavod za razvoj
druzinske medicine, Poljanski nasip 58, 1000 Ljubljana, IBAN: SI56020450253583120, BIC or SWIFT:
LJBASI2X, Communication: EURACT 2009 + NAME OF THE DELEGATE.
You will receive a confirmation e-mail regarding the registration and payment. Cancellations received
before August 15th 2011, will be refunded minus bank and handling charges. After this date no refunds can be made.
The interested participants should send their preliminary applications until May 15, 2012, in the attached form, also available from http://www.drmed.org/index.php?k=10&n=702 to the following address:
Mrs. Ana Artnak,
Katedra za druzinsko medicino,
Poljanski nasip 58, p.o. Box 2218,
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com