Improving ART: mastering clinical efficiency and patient-centred care

Precongress Course 12

SIG Safety and Quality in ART Special Interest Group Safety Quality in ART


Course co-ordinators

Zdravka Veleva (Finland)


Course type

Basic

 

Course description

Although ART methods are widely used, success rates are not high and the majority of treatments are unsuccessful. This course will present a comprehensive view into optimizing clinical and laboratory procedures using classical and modern medical techniques. Team management and uses of nationwide database data will be presented in a pragmatic manner as some of the essential tools behing any successful ART programme. The course will also cover patient expectation and needs, together with a critical appraising of communication skills and delivering bad news. Finally, we will explore current issues in a round table featuring a panel of experts.

 

Target audience

Reproductive endocrinologists, embryologists, quality/laboratory/clinic managers, residents

 

Educational needs and expected outcomes

This course fills the need for a comprehensive course featuring a crossover of laboratory, clinical, managerial and psychological topics in a modern layout.

Attendees will better understand current clinical and laboratory work optimization options, both using traditional methods and use of cutting-edge techniques. Special emphasis will be given on how to optimize team work, look for errors and analyse complications, why to perform a review and what to learn from annual data review. Finally, there will be in-depth presentation of patient needs and communication content.
 

Programme



Sunday 07 July 2024

09:00 - 09:30
Optimising clinical work – practical aspects
Arianna D'Angelo, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Optimising clinical work – help from software
Samuel Dos Santos-Ribeiro, Portugal
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Optimising lab work
Alessandra Alteri, Italy
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Art in ART: how to optimise the team?
Neelke De Munck, Belgium
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00
What do patients expect from ART?
Zdravka Veleva, Finland
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Optimising sharing bad news with patients
Sofia Gameiro, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Using national ART surveillance to improve clinical care
Dmitry Kissin, U.S.A.
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Panel discussion with a patient (all speakers)
Klaudija Kordic, Croatia
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion