Scientific programme

Preliminary programme

 

Wednesday, May 22

Anesthesia and Treatment Monitoring

 

13.00 – 14.00 Registration

14.00 – 14.15 Introduction

14.15 – 15.00 The Importance of Anesthesia in ECT – Alexander Sartorius

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30 Ketamine in the Treatment of Depression and its use in ECT Anesthesia – Chittaranjan Andrade

16.30 – 17.00 Speed of Recovery from Disorientation as a Predictor of ECT Treatment Outcome – Tor Magne Bjölseth

18.00 – Dinner and Boat Trip

 

Thursday, May 23

Clinical Monitoring and Preventing Relapse

 

09.00 – 10.00 Relapse After Successful ECT Index Series – Charles Kellner

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break

10.30 – 11.00 Individualized Maintenance and Continuation ECT – Håkan Odeberg

11.00 – 11.30 A Controlled Study of Maintenance ECT – Axel Nordenskjöld

11.30 – 12.15 Safety and Effectiveness of Maintenance ECT, the UK Perspective – George Kirov

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.00 Recommendations for Continuation and Maintenance ECT in Different Patient Populations – Charles Kellner

14.00 – 14.45 Nursing Role in Treatment and Monitoring – Mette Susanne Bjerkhof and Håkan Odeberg

14.45 – Coffee

15.00 – 17.00 Workshops:

EEG – Eivind Aakhus, Per Bergsholm

Clinical Monitoring and Nursing Role – Mette Susanne Bjerkhof

Getting Closer with Patients – Pia Merete Andersen

17.00 – 18.00 NACT Annual Meeting

20.00 – Gala Dinner

 

Friday, May 24

Mechanism of Action, Ensuring Effective Treatment and Clinical Response

 

09.00 – 09.45 Eliciting and Ensuring an Optimized Seizure – Per Bergsholm

09.45 – 10.30 Mechanism of Action and Biological Changes in ECT – Ute Kessler

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45 Clinical Features Indicating Future Response to ECT – Pascal Sienaert

11.45 – 12.00 Concluding Remarks

12.00 Lunch and Safe Journey Home