EFC advanced colposcopy course 15-16.02.2018
The Auditorium of the National Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Address: Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki
Organized by the Finnish Colposcopy Society and European Federation for Colposcopy
Chief of the organizing committee: Pekka Nieminen
The EFC Advanced Colposcopy Course has been reviewed by the Certification and Training Committee and has been granted BSCCP accreditation. Details of the course are on website https://www.bsccp.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/courses-and-meetings/category/meetings-recognised-for-recertification
Registration closes: Friday, February 9th, 2018.
Registration fee: 290€ before 1.12.2017, after that 350 €, meals included.
Maksun saaja / Account holder: Suomen kolposkopiayhdistys
Pankin osoite / Address of the bank: Nordea bank AB, Satamaradankatu 5, 00020 Nordea
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
9.00-10.00 Registration and breakfast
10.00-12.00 Basic science – Chairs Ralf Bützow (FIN) and Ameli Tropé (NOR)
Anything new of HPV?: Eeva Auvinen (FIN)
Cytology and histology of genital tract: Ralf Bützow (FIN)
Screening, where do we go?: Ameli Tropé (NOR)
Cervical cancer and CIN: HPV or genes?: Ilkka Kalliala (FIN)
Does methylation data give new information?: Karolina Louvanto (FIN)
13.00-15.00 Cases and management, session 1 – Chairs Björn Strander (SWE) and Johanna Palmroth (FIN)
Setting the scene: Charles Redman (UK)
Diagnostics, low-grade and high-grade lesions: Björn Stander (SWE)
Selection of diagnostic cases: Jana Žodžika (LAT), Charles Redman (UK), Wojchiech Kolawa (POL), Erik Søgaard-Andersen (DEN)
Treatment methods with videos: Pekka Nieminen (FIN)
15.30-17.30 Cases and management, session 2 – Chairs Maria Kyrgiou (UK) and Pekka Nieminen (FIN)
CIN2 – to treat or not to treat?: Karoliina Tainio (FIN)
Concept of cone depth, length and volume; WHO and other terminology: Maija Jakobsson (FIN)
Reproductive morbidity: Maria Kyrgiou (UK)
Treatment and follow-up in different countries – a panel discussion Marja Simojoki (FIN), Ameli Tropé (NOR), Lee Padrik (EST), Björn Strander (SWE), Wojchiech Kolawa (POL) and K-U Petry (GER)
18.00- Social programme – with extra fee, pre-registration required
18.00-20.00 Sauna and swimming at Allas Sea Pool
20.15- Dinner at Restaurant Sipuli
See below for more information.
Friday, February 16th, 2018
9.00-10.30 Special cases, session 1 – Chairs Charles Redman (UK) and Ilkka Kalliala (FIN)
Glandular lesions – diagnostics, treatment, follow-up: Simon Leeson (UK)
The impact of margin status on CIN treatment failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis: K-U Petry (GER)
Trachelectomy as a treatment: Päivi Pakarinen (FIN)
ZedScan and other new methods: Charles Redman (UK)
11.00-12.30 Special cases, session 2 – Chairs Jana Žodžika (LAT) and Maija Jakobsson (FIN)
Pregnancy: Jana Žodžika (LAT)
Discrepancies between cytology, histology and colposcopy: Terje Raud (EST)
HIV and other immunocompromised patients: Erik Søgaard-Andersen (DEN)
Persistent HPV positivity in patients with negative cytology and TZ 1-2 or TZ 3: K-U Petry (GER)
13.30-15.00 Vagina and Vulva – Chairs Marja Simojoki (FIN) and Annika Riska (FIN)
Vulvar lesions – diagnosis and treatment: Maija Jakobsson (FIN)
Vaginal lesions: Annika Riska (FIN)
Cases and discussions: Simon Leeson (UK), Ane Cecilie Munk (NOR), Xavier Carcopino (FRA), Terje Raud (EST), Jana Žodžika (LAT)
15.30-17.00 Quality assurance – Chairs K-U Petry (GER) and Simon Leeson (UK)
Guidelines in different European countries and in EU: Pekka Nieminen (FIN), Charles Redman (UK),Terje Raud (EST), Ameli Tropé (NOR), K-U Petry (GER), Xavier Carcopino (FRA)
Performance of guidelines i.e. are they followed? – a panel discussion
Are the guidelines evidence based? – a panel discussion
Quality assurance in practice: Charles Redman (UK), K-U Petry (GER) and Pekka Nieminen (FIN)
17.00-17.30 Training – Chairs Xavier Carcopino (FRA) and Charles Redman (UK)
Criteria for basic colposcopy course
Training programmes, training the trainers
Social programme, Thursday, February 15th
Thursday night’s programme:
We start with sauna and outdoor swimming (both optional) in the Allas sea pool area at 18.00 (6.00 pm), located next to the main market square in central Helsinki. After the sauna and swimming we can enjoy "Napue" gin & tonic drinks at the Allas terrace restaurant, with an excellent view over Helsinki city harbor and the market square.
At 20.15 (8.15 p.m.) we will enjoy a casual dinner, a Nordic buffet, at restaurant Sipuli, located within walking distance (200 m) to the Allas sea pool. Two glasses of house wine are included.
If You wish to join just for the sauna & swim, the price is 30€.
If You wish to attend only the dinner, the price is 60 €.
If You wish to join both for the sauna and the dinner, the price is 80 €.
Pre-registration is required.
If You wish to join us on Thursday evening, sign up to these activities by e-mail (email@example.com).
The payment of the sauna and dinner is requested in advance by bank transfer. The payment instructions are below:
Bank: Nordea Bank AB. Address: Satamaradankatu 5, 00020 Nordea
To: Suomen kolposkopiayhdistys, (Finnish colposcopy association)
IBAN: FI53 2058 2100 0172 79
Tickets for the social events are also available at the registration desk on Thursday (cash payment only!).
Here is the list of some hotels nearby the congress center, in the city of Helsinki. There are lots of other nice hotels too in the Helsinki city center.
Scandic Park Helsinki, https://www.scandichotels.fi/hotellit/suomi/helsinki/scandic-park-helsinki
Scandic Simonkenttä Helsinki, https://www.scandichotels.fi/hotellit/suomi/helsinki/scandic-simonkentta
Crowne Plaza Helsinki, https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/helsinki/helmh/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-CP-_-FI-_-HELMH
Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, https://www.sokoshotels.fi/fi/helsinki/sokos-hotel-presidentti
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, https://www.sokoshotels.fi/fi/helsinki/sokos-hotel-vaakuna
Holiday Inn city Centre, https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/reservation
Hotel Helka, http://www.hotelhelka.com/
Hotel Klaus K, https://www.klauskhotel.com/
Hotelli Seurahuone, https://www.hotelliseurahuone.fi/