Update on "1st International Scientific Conference of Primary Care" (Virtual Conference 12 February 2021)

Dear colleagues,

The Community Health Centre Ljubljana organises in cooperation with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ljubljana the 1st International Scientific Conference of Primary Care under the main theme: »Interprofessional Teamwork and Quality in Healthcare«.

It is a great honour for us to invite you to the virtual conference which will take place on 12 February 2021. The conference is endorsed by the European Association for Quality and Safety (EQuiP), the European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC), and by the Society for Simulation in Europe (SESAM).

With a view to strengthening primary level and its integration with secondary and tertiary level, we invite you to apply for the first scientific conference in Slovenia at primary level.

Program
8.00-9.00 Registration
8.30-9.00 Welcome

SESSION 1: INTERPROFESSIONAL PRIMARY CARE
9.00-9.30 Key note lecture: Anna Stavdal: The Family Doctor and the Primary Care Team
9.30-10.00 Key note lecture: Sally Kendall: The Impact of Research on Policy and Practice

10.00-10.15 Discussion

10.15-10.45 Break

10.45-11.45 Oral session 1: Interprofessional primary care Poster session
#1 The characteristics of smokers attending preventive check-ups in family medicine practices in Slovenia
#2 The use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients in general practitioner’s office
#3 Informal care in the context of long-term health care for the elderly in Slovenia: a qualitative study
#4 Scaling-Up an Integrated Care Package for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension: an analysis of health care barriers and facilitators in Slovenia and Belgium

11.45-12.00 Break

12.00-13.15 Oral session 2: Quality and safety
#1 Quality of care for patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 before and after the introduction of »model practice« in Slovenia
#2 Risk factors predictive of the need for hospitalization among patients with heart failure in a primary care setting
#3 White coat effect and masked hypertension of the patients treated in primary care »model practices« in Slovenia
#4 Electrocardiographic Interpretation skills of family practice residents
#5 „Interprof ACT“ – Effects of strategies to improve general practitioner-nurse collaboration and communication in regard to hospital admissions of nursing home residents

12.00-13.15 Oral session 3: Quality and safety
#1 Quality and safety Indicators of Quality of Primary Care Used in Healthcare Systems Performance Assessment
#2 Diagnosis of COPD in smokers in family medicine practice: how successful are we?
#3 Antibiotic prescribing in Slovenia in 2014 and differences between Slovenian regions
#4 Does empathy have a protective role in physician burnout?
#5 Quality of life and health status in presumably healthy middle-aged Slovenian family practice attendees

13.15-14.00 Break

SESSION 2: QUALITY AND SAFETY
14.00-14.30 Key note lecture: Adrian Rohrbasser: Understanding how and why quality circles work in primary health care: recommendations for participants and policy makers
14.30-15.00 Key note lecture: Jasna Mesarić: Safety culture in primary health care

15.00-15.15 Discussion
15.15-15.30 Break

15.30-16.30 Oral session 4: New technologies in primary care education
#1 Using Social Media to Improve Continuing Medical Education in General Practice/Family Medicine
#2 Training in Interprofessional Learning and Collaboration: an evaluation of the scale-up of the IPCIHC program in Belgium.
#3 The impact of simulation learning on resuscitation procedures
#4 Emergency skills weekend is a feasible way to deepen and drill first aid skills in students, a longitudinal study

16.30-16.45 Break

SESSION 3: NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN PRIMARY CARE EDUCATION
16.45-17.15 Key note lecture: David Grant: Improved Care Through Simulation

17.15-17.30 Discussion
17.30-17.45 Conclusion

The conference is aimed at all professionals working in primary care and education, students and key opinion leaders.
Registration fee for virtual event:
- 30 EUR for passive participants
- 100 EUR for active participants
- Students free of charge *

* Students wishing to attend the conference should contact the Registration office with proof of student status on email registration@cd-cc.si.

The registration fee includes:
- Participation in all lectures
- Access to lecture recordings
- CME-points*
- Publication of papers**

* Subject of the EACCME approval
** Active participants

Registration is possible at: https://www.iscpc.si/index.php/registration

The conference will be virtual. The online platform enables communication between the participants in face-to-face meetings and interaction during the presentations. For more information about the conference, please see the International Scientific Conference of Primary Care website at https://www.iscpc.si/.

Best,
Organizing Committee ISCPC 2021