“Supporting people with heart disease and the contribution of their caregivers” 

Friday 21.05.2021, 15:00

The Greek Carers Network EPIONI supports the caregivers of people with heart disease and promotes the recognition of their contribution to the health system. EPIONI is a member of the Patients’ Association of Greece, the Eurocarers network and other European organisations.

EPIONI in collaboration with the organizations “Heart of the Child”, “Skytali” and the Association of Naval and Port Officers with Heart Problems» is organizing a webinar on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm entitled “Support for people with heart disease and the contribution of their caregivers” under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens, the Greek College of Cardiology and Metabolism, the Greek Psychiatric Society and the Global HEART Hub.

The event will be conducted in the Greek language and will host representatives of associations that support patients with heart disease as well as healthcare professionals.

Sponsors: Saronic Nephrological Center, Emergency Aid, Novartis (Hellas)

Below you can find the agenda:

15:00 – 15:10

Greetings from the representatives of the co-organizers

15:10 – 15:40

Round table:

Nutrition, heart failure and patient care (5-7 minutes per speaker)

Elias Tsougkos Director of the 6th Clinic of Cardiology, Ygeia hospital

15:40 – 15:45

The contribution of caregivers in the management of preoperative stress in children with congenital heart disease

Fotis Varelas, psychologist, MSc

15:45 – 15:50

Application in clinical practice of innovative NCSR Democritus technologies that support the daily life of patients with heart disease

Christos Maniotis

Cardiologist, CarΕ MediC

Homer Papadopoulos, operational researcher

15:50 – 15:55

The importance of caring for patients with heart failure in the heart transplant stage

Sotiris Charalambous

SKYTALI Heart Transplant Board Member

15:55 – 16:00

The contribution of the caregiver of a person with heart disease in managing the psychological effects of the coronavirus.

Kelly Panayotopoulou

Doctor

16:00 – 16:05

Ways to ensure blood donation for heart patients

Stavros Terzakis

Member of the EPIONI board of directors

16:05 – 16:10

Support for patients with COVID-19 by telemedicine

Christos Nikas

CEO, Emergency Assistance

16:10 – 16:30

Open Discussion – Questions

All

The Greek Carers Network EPIONI supports the caregivers of people with heart disease and promotes the recognition of their contribution to the health system. EPIONI is a member of the Patients’ Association of Greece, the Eurocarers network and other European organisations.

EPIONI in collaboration with the organizations “Heart of the Child”, “Skytali” and the Association of Naval and Port Officers with Heart Problems» is organizing a webinar on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm entitled “Support for people with heart disease and the contribution of their caregivers” under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens, the Greek College of Cardiology and Metabolism, the Greek Psychiatric Society and the Global HEART Hub.

The event will be hosted by the presidents of associations that support patients with heart disease of all ages as well as healthcare professionals.

Sponsors: Saronic Nephrological Center, Emergency Aid, Novartis (Hellas)

Communication sponsors: www.psychologynow.grhttps://dailypharmanews.gr/ and www.iatronet.gr

Free participation in the webinar by registering at the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84685215449?pwd=cjR6a2lIYlRZT0F1cW5HNGNxVjVCZz09