Summary report written by the EBMT Shanghai Office
On the occasion of the 17th National Haematology Academic Conference of the Chinese Medical Association, the 2022 EBMT- China Nursing Forum (in-person and online) was successfully held on 24 September 2022 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). This forum the first China-Europe academic feast of haematological nursing, which will initiate a new mechanism of mutual learning between Chinese and European Haematological Nursing Communities, deepening the exchange and cooperation in nursing between China and Europe. This Nursing Forum is an in-person and online event, and gathered many experienced head nurses and young nurses from China and many European countries.
At the opening ceremony, Michelle Kenyon, the EBMT Nurses Group President, shared the branding and mission of the EBMT Nurses Group, and welcomed all the Chinese nurses for they participation. And she hoped to continue to strengthen the haematological nursing cooperation between China and Europe to jointly serve patients and their families. Yan Xia, Chairwomen of the Chinese Haematological Disease Nursing Branch, expressed her support for the China-Europe haematological nursing mechanism exchange platform established by the EBMT Foundation Shanghai Office, and through this platform, she also hoped to promote the nursing level in China and in Europe, and to overcome difficulties and work together to solve the problem of clinical nursing problems for patients with hematologic malignancy.
With a focus on advanced topics such as the current status of HSCT Nursing in China and Europe, GVHD nursing of Intestine and Cutaneous, Complication Nursing of HSCT, Patient Follow Up and Psychological Intervention for HSCT Recipients. Participants exchanged the management concepts and practical experience of innovative nursing between China and Europe through in-depth interaction and case studies.
At the end of this Forum, Daphna Hutt, EBMT Nurses Group Secretary, expressed that each haematology center has its own characteristics, and although we have different cultures and nationalities, it is committed to improving the nursing level for our patients and she hoped that we can have more opportunities to exchange and discuss our nursing topics in the future.
We wish that more nursing professionals can share and communicate with each other through "EBMT- China Nursing Forum" in the future, and join hands to promote the vigorous development of international haematology nursing career!