Programme


   Southern Europe Regional Expert Meeting of Fragility Fracture Network

24

April

Friday

18:30 – 19:30

FORUM FFN GR & SEREM

OPENING LECTURES

  • Reflexions on Old Age in Greek and Roman Literature
    Chariklia Armoni
    , Professor of Classics, Cologne University, Curator of the Cologne Papyrus Collection
  • Old Age on 21st Century
    Athanasios Benetos
    , Professor of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Nancy University
19:30 - 20:00
Welcome Addresses
20:00
Welcome Cocktail

25

April

Saturday

08:30 – 09:30
Introduction
Chairs: TBA
  • 08:30 Welcome to Athens
    Elias Panagiotopoulos, President of FFN-Greece
  • 08:45 What does the FFN stand for and what is the goal of this meeting?
    David Marsh, Founding President, global FFN
  • 09:00 What I want from this meeting
    Leonid Farba, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Russia
  • 09:15 MULTIDISCIPLINARY CO-MANAGEMENT IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE FOR FRAGILITY FRACTURE PATIENTS
    Matt Costa, Past President, global FFN
09:30
Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:15
Multidisciplinary management of the acute fracture episode – Pillar I
Chairs: TBA
  • 10:00 Orthogeriatrics and hip fracture management
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
  • 10:10 The work of EFORT in developing care of older fracture patients in Southern Europe
    Önder Aydingöz
  • 10:20 “Ideal” training for Orthopaedic Surgeons’
    Theodoros Tosounidis
  • 10:30 Anaesthesia: optimal management and timing of surgery
    TBA
  • 10:40 Training nurses for acute orthogeriatric care
    Eduarda Batista di Lima
  • 10:50 Discussion
11:15 - 11:45
Coffee/Tea Break
11:45 – 12:45
National prospects for developing orthogeriatrics
11:45 Breakout 1
Chairs: TBA
12:15 Breakout 2
Chairs: TBA
12:45 – 13:00
  • Feedback from Breakout 1 & 2 (plenary LT)
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30
EuGMS SYMPOSIUM (European Geriatric Medicine Society)
14:30 – 15:30
Rehabilitation following fragility fracture – Pillar II
Chairs: TBA
  • 14:30 Physical rehabilitation after hip fracture: evidence and implications
    Morten Tange Kristensen
  • 14:40 Can immediate mobilisation always be safely achieved?
    Peter Giannoudis
  • 14:50 How to prevent falls in older people
    Hubert Blain
  • 15:00 Short term physiatry
    Eleftheria Antoniadou
  • 15:10 Malnutrition in the older hip fracture patient
    TBC
  • 15:20 Discussion
15:30
Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:15
National prospects for developing orthogeriatrics
16:00 Breakout 3
Chairs: TBA
16:40 Breakout 4
Chairs: TBA
17:15 – 17:30
  • Feedback from Breakout 3 & 4 (plenary LT)
17:30
Close of The Meeting
19:00
Networking Dinner (all registered attendees & sponsors)

26

April

Sunday

08:00 – 09:00
Secondary prevention following fragility fracture – Pillar III
Chairs: TBA
  • 08:00 A patient-centred approach to secondary prevention
    Andréa Marques
  • 08:10 How to avoid atypical fractures
    Luca Pietrogrande
  • 08:20 Long-term physiatry
    Aydan Oral
  • 08:30 Can we prevent contra-lateral hip fracture?
    Jean-Marc Feron
  • 08:40 How to implement osteoporosis treatment for secondary prevention
    Polyzois Makras
  • 08:50 Discussion
09:00 - 09:30
Coffee Break
09:30 – 10:30
National prospects for developing secondary prevention systems
09:30 Breakout 5
Chairs: TBA
10:00 Breakout 6
Chairs: TBA
10:30 - 11:00
Feedback from Breakouts 5 & 6
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee/Tea Break
11:30 – 12:45
National alliances and policy change – Pillar IV
Chairs: TBA
  • 11:30 Guide to Formation of National FFNs
    David Marsh
  • 11:40 How to persuade politicians
    Finbarr Martin
  • 11:50 Role of primary care
    Christos Lionis
  • 12:00 How to build a national multidisciplinary alliance
    José R. Caeiro Rey
  • 12:10 How to set up audits/registries of fragility fractures
    Cristina Ojeda Thies
  • 12:20 An education strategy that will create the workforce that we need
    Paolo Falaschi
  • 12:30 Discussion
12:45
What to expect next year in Oslo
Frede Frihagen
13:00
Close by David Marsh, Regionalisation Chair, FFN Global

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