4th Arctic Pelvic Floor Meeting - APFM 2017

Kurs, 01.06.2017-02.06.2017

Interdisciplinary updates in assessment and treatment of incontinence and pelvic floor disorders.
The focus of the conference is interdisciplinary collaboration in the specialized and primary care in several fields such as urology, gynecology, gastroenterology, physiotherapy, and nursing and general practice. For more information, check out the exciting program!

The Norwegian Medical Association has granted the participants, both trainees and specialists, 12 course points or hours 
in the following specialties; General practice, General surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics and Urology. 

The conference is accredited by a total of 12 hours by clinical specialist in nursing/specialist nursing of Norwegian Nurses’ Association and 12 hours for nursing assistants and other health care workers connected to Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees.

The conference will be held in English.

Bryggen i BergenPhoto: Colourbox.com

Download the programme here  (pdf)

Registration

Conference fee

  • Participation one day: NOK 2300 (registration until February 20th) or NOK 2900 (registration after February 21st 2017) 
  • Participation both days: NOK 3000 (registration until February 20th) or NOK 3500 (registration after February 21st 2017)
Special offer for basic students (medicine, nursing and physiotherapy)

  • Participation one day: NOK 1300
  • Participation both days: NOK 1800

Registration: 
It is still possible to register, please use the link below:
Register here (registration is binding)

The price for the APFM meeting includes coffee breaks and lunch.

Venue

The conference is held at Hotel Grand Terminus, in the beautiful city of Bergen. 

Hotel Grand Terminus, Bergen City Centre, Norway. 
Address: Zander Kaaesgate 6, N-5015 Bergen, Norway
Grand Terminus is a classic, and yet modern hotel, located in the center of Bergen. New owners have revived what was once the city's most luxurious and elegant hotel when it opened in 1928. Today Grand Terminus is more beautiful than ever - a very special hotel with a very central location close to several parking garages, railway, airport shuttle, light rail and local and regional buses.

For more information about activities in Bergen: 


Accomodation

In need of accommodation, contact the hotel by mail: 


or phone: +47 55 21 25 00

Please specify the reference number: 4059249

The following prices are availably to the conference guests and includes breakfast: 

  • Single room: 810 NOK per day
  • Double room: 1010 NOK per day
Note: In addition to reserved rooms at the conference hotel, it is also reserved rooms at their cooperation hotel Zander K, if the Conference hotel becomes fully booked. Zander K is located nearby. Same rates apply at both hotels for the conference participants.

A number of rooms are reserved for booking for conference participants until May 2nd  2017. After this, the hotel can help to check for available rooms at another hotel that they will have available at that time.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner is held at Schøtstuene, to the cost of 715 NOK, and are booked separately in the registration form.

For more information about Schøtstuene, please click here

Exhibition

All exhibitor places are now reserved. For queries, please contact hilde.tollefsen@unn.no 

Når og hvor

Dato
01.06.2017-02.06.2017 
Klokkeslett
10:30-15:00 
Sted
The conference will be held in the beautiful city of Bergen, in Hotel Grand Terminus
 
Arrangør
Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health, University Hospital of North Norway in collaboration with the Pelvic Floor Centre, Akershus University Hospital, St. Olavs University Hospital and Haukeland University Hospital. 
Mer informasjon
Registration form (registration is binding)  


APFM 2017 Committees 


Program committee


Stig Norderval
MD, PhD, Ass. Professor, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Dept. of Gastroenterological Surgery and Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health University Hospital of North Norway

Bård Soltun
MD, consultant, head of dept of Urologic and endocrine surgery, and urologist at Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health, University Hospital of North Norway

Steen Buntzen
MD, Professor, Consultant, DMSc. Dept. of Gastroenterological Surgery and Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health University Hospital of North Norway 

Marianne Nicolaisen
MSc, Head of the Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. University Hospital of North Norway.

Ingard Nilsen 
MD, consultant, head of dept. of Gynecology and Women’s health, and gynecologist at National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. University Hospital of North Norway.

Mona Rydningen
MD, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Dept. of Gastroenterology surgery, University Hospital of North Norway and National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. University Hospital of North Norway

Hilde Tollefsen
Course and communication Manager, Urotherapist. Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. University Hospital of North Norway

Organizing committee


Hilde Tollefsen 
Course and communication Manager, Urotherapist. Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. University Hospital of North Norway.

Hildegunn Gjerald
Urotherapist, Department of Urology and Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital 

Gøril Nilsen 
RN, continence nurse specialist, Outpatient clinic. University Hospital of North Norway, Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health. 

Astrid Rydning
Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgeon. Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. University Hospital of Trondheim.

Catherine Planke
Administrative manager, The Pelvic Floor Centre, Akershus University Hospital.





Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Health - website (the website is mainly in Norwegian)