Conference 2008 - Linköping

Linköping, Sweden, 10-13 May 2008.

Proceedings will start at 4 pm, Saturday 10th and will be finished at noon, Tusday 13th of May.

Main topics

  • Brain tumours
  • Ethics
  • Longterm follow up care – how might we deliver what's needed?
  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting - treatment guidelines and assessment

NOBOS wishes to thank all participants, lecturers, and the organizing committee working at the 2008 Congress in Linköping.



Take a look at the programme for the proceedings and social activities at the NOBOS Congress. Last update: 26 April.

Friday 9 May, 2008

08.00-10.00 Registration at Linköping Konsert & Kongress Center

18.00-20.00 Registration at Linköping Konsert & Kongress Center


Working group meetings:

14.00-19.30 SIBO Board meeting

16.00-19.30 NOBOS Board meeting


Saturday 10 May, 2008

08.00-18.00 Registration at Linköping Konsert & Kongress Center

Working group meetings:

08.00-17.00 SIBO Board meeting

08.00-11.00 NOBOS Board meeting

11.00-12.00 NOBOS/NOPHO board meeting

12.00-17.00 SNOBOS Board meeting

17.00-18.00 We would like all nurses too meet at Linköping Konsert & Kongress before the big Welcome greetings

18.00-20.00 Get-together at Linköping Cathedral.


Sunday 11 May, 2008

08.00-16.00 Registration at Linköping Konsert & Kongress.

08.30-09.00 Opening ceremony

09.00-10.30 Joint session with NOPHO:
                    Ethics lecture
                    Sponsored by Barncancerfonden
                    Chairpersons: Britt-Marie Frost and Anders Castor
                    Nils-Eric Sahlin, Department of Medical Ethics, Faculty of Medicine Lund, Sweden
                    Mats G Hansson, Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics, Uppsala Sciences Park, Sweden

10.30-11.10 Break and refreshments

11.10-12.30 Ethics lecture (cont.)

12.30-14.00 Lunch Symposium:
Busilvex®, sponsored by Pierre Fabré, Guest speaker Gilles Vassel.

14.00-14.15 Welcome speech by NOBOS Chairman, Sigrún Þóroddsdóttir

14.15-15.00 Longterm follow up care ? how might we deliver what?s needed?
                    Dr Faith Gibson, Senior Lecturer in Children's Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street                     Hospital NHS Trust, London UK.


15.00-15.30 Coffee break and Poster-time

15.30-16.30 Round tables

  • Late effect and long-time follow up
  • Ethics
  • Siblings
  • Nutrition with gastrostomy and CVC care
  • Security related to Chemotherapy


17.00-17.30 Bus to...

17.30-22.30 An evening at the Swedish countryside! (Only NOBOS-participants)


Monday 12 May, 2008

06.30-09.00 "Fun and Run" alongside river Stångån


09.00-09.45 Brain tumours
                    Birgitta Lannering, Queen Silvia Children´s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

Birgitta Lannering

                     Nurses from all Nordic countries about brain tumours:

10.00-10.15 Anne Nevakare from Kuopio University Hospital, Finland

10.15-10.45 Break with refreshments and poster presentation

10.45-11.00 Sigrún Þóroddsdóttir from Landspítali in Reykjavik, Iceland

11.00-11.15 Lise Lotte Hoel from Rikshospitalet in Oslo, Norway

11.15-11.30 Mette Wested from Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark

11.30-11.45 Charlotte Faström Castor from Lund University hospital, Sweden

11.45-12.00 Nursing guidelines for PNET/Medulloblastom. Annacarin Pal from Astrid Lindgren Children's hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

12.00-14.00 Lunch Symposium: Carmel Pharma

13.00-14.00 NOBOS Board meeting with organization committee for the next meeting.

14.00-14.20 Maria Olsson ?Adolescents with a cancer disease ? close relations and emotional wellbeing.

14.20-14.40 Margareta Nolbris ?Thoughts about life, death and grief related to the experience of being the sibling of a child with cancer?

14.40-15.00 Kay Sundberg ?What consequences of childhood cancer do young adult survivors consider important??

15.00-15.40 Break with refreshments and poster presentation

15.40-16.00 Margareta af Sandeberg ?Health-related quality of life relates to school attendance in children on cancer treatment?

16.00-16.30 News from the NOBOS board

16.30-17.30 National meetings

19.30-01.00 Gala Dinner (NOBOS/NOPHO) at Östergötland County Museum


Tuesday 13 May, 2008

09.00-09.45 Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting - treatment guidelines and assessment
Sussanne Börjeson R.N, Senior Lecturer in Oncology Nursing at Linköping University Hospital


09.50-10.10 Hilde Hauge ?SISOM: An Interactive, graphical Symptom Assessment Tool for Children with Cancer?

10.10-10.40 Break with refreshments

10.40-11.00 Margit Bjergegaard and Inger Bording Homogeneous evaluation of pain in children using the Visual Analogue Scale

11.00-11.20 Pernilla Pegert Protecting ones interest in care a grounded theory from interviews with foreign-born parents in childhood cancer care.

11.20-11.40 Eva Mårtenson To find trust in a paediatric nursing care situation.


Presentation from Tromsö
Closing times!
Collection of the and evaluating forms

Lunch here or there - lunchbox

12.30-14.00 NOBOS board meeting

Thank you for taking your time to read this! We hope to meet you at the conference!

On behalf of the NOBOS organization committee in Linköping


Birgitta Hellström, Mari Fransson, and Marie Sandgren