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ESHRE Campus handouts

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Basic training course for infertility counselling: from theory to practice

Vienna, Austria
29-30 October 2016 


 

Future fertility for the male child and adolescent with cancer: best practice, research breakthroughs and current dilemmas

SIG Andrology, SIG Ethics & Law, SIG Psychology & Counselling, SIG Socio-Cultural Aspects of (In)fertility and SIG Stem Cells
Münster, Germany
13-14 May 2016


 

Sexual functioning in women dealing with infertility and/or endometriosis

Leuven, Belgium
24-25 September 2015 


 

Fertility preservation: from technique to implementation in clinical practice

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14-15 March 2014


 

The whole man

Seville, Spain
22-23 September 2011


 

Raising competence in psychosocial care

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3-4 December 2010 


 

Developing skills for infertility counselling

Basel, Switzerland
29 August 2009    


 

Precongress Courses at the Annual Meeting of ESHRE

Every year the Psychology & Counselling Special Interest Group organises a one day course just prior to the start of the Annual Meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). The following includes topics presented and discussed at past or upcoming Precongress Courses:

 

ESHRE 2017 Geneva

Precongress Course 5 Fertility awareness: what role does it play in preventing infertility?

 

ESHRE 2016 Helsinki

Precongress Course 10 Complex cases in infertility counselling: discovering new territories, implementing new techniques and creating new conversations

 

ESHRE 2015 Lisbon

Precongress Course 5 Global (In)fertility: cross-cultural challenges for counsellors


ESHRE 2014 Munich

Precongress Course 6 On seeking and finding the evidence


ESHRE 2013 London

Precongress Course 6 High standard psychosocial care in your clinic; how to implement new guidelines


ESHRE 2012 Istanbul

Precongress Course 6 The beast of burden”: how to manage the burden of fertility treatment

 

Stockholm 2011 - Theory and practice update in third party reproduction - Syllabus 

Rome 2010 - Current developments and their impact on counselling - Syllabus 

Amsterdam 2009 - "Counselling in fertility treatment: changing content and measuring effectiveness" - Syllabus  

Barcelona 2008 - "Psycho-social counselling in fertility treatment" - Syllabus 

Lyon 2007 - Syllabus
L. Hammer-Burns - Psychological counselling in reproductive medicine
L. Schmidt - Social and psychological consequences of ART
O.B. Christiansen - Medical aspects of pregnancy loss and recurring miscarriage
C. Hammond - Emotional aspects of pregnancy loss: the science behind emotions
A. Pinborg - Adverse outcome following vanishing twins
J. Denton - The impact of multiple preterm births
M. Camus - Motherhood beyond reproductive age

 

Prague 2006 - Syllabus 
H. Klonoff-Cohen - How do psychosocial factors impact IVF/GIFT success rates?
T. Wischmann - Psychosocial interventions in infertility J. Boivin How do we assess our effectiveness as practicioners?
F. Rice - Follow-up of children conceived with fertility treatment.
J. Daniluk - Transition to biological childlessness.
P. Thorn - Outcomes for families using donated gametes.


Copenhagen 2005 - Syllabus
M. Emery - What ethical issues on the welfare of the child need to be addressed during psychological counseling?
H. Kentenich - Informed consent & counselling of people from different cultural and religous backgrounds
C. Verhaak - The psychology and ethics of treatment persistence
F. Shenfield - Who does the counsellor work for? European and legal perspective

 

Berlin 2004

Lectures
E. Stener-Victorin - Acupuncture
H. Birch - Hypnotherapy
A. Brewaeys - The role of the donor in teenagers' family & self-concept
J. Scheib - Experiences of youth and sperm donors in an open-identity program
J. Hunt - Opening the record: Counselling issues in seeking origins information 

Group discussions
P. Baetens - Surrogacy
C. Verhaak - Evidence-based interventions for infertility
L. Schmidt - Psychosocial aspects of pregnancy/delivery after ART
J. Bitzer - Therapeutic issues for infertility counseling
A. Ruby - Managing a donor identity release program: Sperm Bank of California
J. Ellis - Australian/New Zealand experiences with linking donor offspring with their donors

 

Madrid 2003

Lectures J. Boivin - Psychological preparation of patients
J. Meadowcroft - Smoking and pregnancy
H. Birch - Weight-loss and pregnancy
H. Kentenich - The role of the physician in counselling
D. Guerra - How to start-up counselling services in an infertilityclinic

Group discussions

J. Boivin - Infertile men
H. Kentenich - Multiple Pregnancies
P. Baetens - Third party reproduction
D. Guerra - Adoption

 

Vienna 2002

Lectures

F. Facchinetti - Stress and reproduction in women
J. Boivin - Stress and reproduction in men
T. Wischmann - Psychogenic infertility: myths and facts
B. Strauss - Epidemiological aspects
J. Bitzer - Counselling in infertility
J.K. Fronk - Mind-Body Program

Workshops

J.K. Fronk - Mind-Body program
. Strauss - Psychosomatic concepts in infertility
T. Wischmann - Psychological counselling at the end of treatment
J. Boivin & F. Facchinetti - How to measure stress in infertility?
H. Kentenich & P. Baetens - How to manage difficult patients

 

Lausanne, Switzerland - June 20th – July 4th 2001

Lectures

M. Emery & M. Germond - Effects of pre-IVF counselling on emotional and social factors
L. Hammer-Burns - Counselling after successful treatment
. Boivin - Review of outcome studies on psychological interventions in infertility
L. Corrigan - Who should counsel?
M. Hammar - The counseling continuum from nurse to counsellor – a nurse's perspective
D. Guerra - The counseling continuum from nurse to counsellor – a counsellor's perspective

Workshops

M.D. Beran & J. Darwish - How to manage difficult patients (exchange of experiences)
P. Thorn - Self-help groups and facilitated support groups for psychosocial care in infertility
J. Bitzer - Decision-making in treatment: The points of view of the couples and of the team
H. Kentenich - How to manage difficult patients (exchange of experiences)
F. Ansermet - The problems of the male patient in infertility treatment
P. Baetens - Counselling in third party reproduction

 

Tours, 1999

Lectures

D.Ulrich, D. Gagel, H. Kentenich - Follow-up of parents after successful IVF and ICSI
J. Bitzer - What is counselling: Information and/or psychotherapy
S. Stoleru - Psychological factors and outcome of assisted conception Psychological factors and outcome of assisted conception
T. Appleton - Counselling in surrogacy
A. Moller - Sexuality and Sterility: Problems and possible solutions

Workshops

Z. Papaligoura - Follow-up of parents and children
P. Kemeter - Difficulties in counselling
S. Stoleru - Psychological factors and outcome in IVF
A. Moller - Sexuality and sterility
P. Baetens - Difficulties in the counselling of sterile couples

 

Edinburgh, 1997

Lectures

T. Marteau - Counselling after diagnosis of a fetal abnormality
E. Kentenich - Emotional fields in assisted reproductive medicine
T. Appelton - Counselling in assisted reproduction
P. Kemeter - Psychological impact of multiple births 

Workshops

B. Alder - Stressful medical procedures
S. Bell - Psychosexual aspects of subfertility
P. Brewaeys - Follow-up studies on children from lesbian couples
J. Baron - Changing nature of referrals in assisted conception
D.E. Gagel - Parents and children in assisted conception
P. Entwhistle - Men in subfertile relationships