Haematological & Blood Cancers – BNR CME Series – Oct 27

The Barbados National Registry & The Ministry of Health continues its Continuing Medical Education series with “Haematologic & Blood Cancers” on Thursday, 27 October 2016


130PM-530PM at the 3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, St. Michael. Cost: $25 – Students; $55 – Nurses; $75 – Physicians. Pre-register at hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com. Payments may be made at the BNR Office, Jemmots Lane, St. Michael on or before Oct 20, 2016. Registration will close on Oct 20, 2016. This programme has been awarded “3-Credits” by the Barbados Medical Council.


 ‘Hematologic Cancers and Blood Diseases’

October 27th, 2016




Chair                                     Dr Alafia Samuels, Director, CDRC


1:05 – 1:10pm                    Welcome – Dr Kenneth George, CMO (Ag), Ministry of Health                  


1:10 – 1:45pm                    Barbados National Registry Presentation on Annual Data

Lauren Maul, Registrar BNR


1:45 – 2:15pm                    Diagnosing Hematologic Cancer – What to Look For?

Dr June Clarke, Hematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


2:15 – 2:45pm                    The Role of the Laboratory in the Diagnosis and Treatment of

Haematological Disease

Dr Christopher Nicholls, Hematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


2:45 – 3:15pm                    The Importance of Ancillary Studies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of

Hematologic Disease

Dr Jacqueline William, Pathologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


3:15 – 3:45pm                    Paediatric Cancers and Sick Kids (SCI) Project – A Review and Comparative


Dr Cheryl Alexis – Associate Consultant Haematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


3:45 – 4:15pm                     Holistic Disease Management – New Approaches to Patient Care –

Lessons Learned through the SCI Project

Shonelle Miller, RN, Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


4:15 – 4:25                           Vote of Thanks

Professor Patsy Prussia, Clinical Director for BNR Cancer Registry


4:25 – 5:00                           Light Refreshments

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