27th Annual Meeting of Asia-Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group | 6th – 9th  October 2022 | Kochi, India

Nurses Meet Program

27th Annual Meeting of Asia-Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group

Nurses Meet

October 8, 2022 | 10.00 AM - 05.00 PM (IST) | Hall C - Grand Salon





Session 1: Overview of HSCT

Chair: Meera Achrekar
Co Chair: Sudha Atmaja

10.15 AM-10.35 AM

HSCT Current Challenges – Nursing Perspective

Amalorpavamari Lucas (Vellore)

10.35 AM-10.55 AM

Conditioning Regimens for both malignant and non malignat diseases: Nursing Implications

Hyangseon KIM (Seoul)

10.55 AM-11.15 AM

Oral Mucositis- Prevention and Treatment

Jordan Hwang (Singapore)

11.15 AM-11.35 AM

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cell Therapy- Nurses’ Role

Gjergji Marjola (Rome)

11.35 AM-11.55 AM

Application of Situation, Background, Assessment and Recommendation (SBAR) During Nursing Handover

Mita Chowdhury (Kolkata)

11.55 AM-12.10 PM

Q&A session


12.10 PM – 1.10 PM

Lunch Break


Session 2: Post HSCT Complications: Nursing Management

Chair: Lakshmi A
Co Chair: Anila George

1.10 PM-1.30 PM

Nursing Care in Grade 3 and Grade 4 GVHD-Recent Developments

Abijah Princy B (Vellore)

1.30 PM-1.50 PM

Cytokine Release Syndrome- Causes and Management

Deepa Karmekan (Chennai)

1.50 PM -2.10 PM

Infection Control Measures to Reduce Multi-Drug Resistant Sepsis

Mangal Akash Veer (Mumbai)

2.10 PM-2.30 PM

CVC Infection and Management

Thian Hui Min Jazreel (Singapore)

2.30 PM-2.50 PM

Upkeep of BMT Facilities

Sheetal Thakur (Mumbai)

2.50 PM – 3.10 PM

Q&A session


3.10 PM – 3.30 PM



3.30 PM-4:30 PM

Session 3:HSCT Nursing challenges in COVID 19 Pandemic

Chair: Amalorpavamari Lucas
Co Chair: Kavitha J. Nair

3:30 PM- 3:45 PM

Indian Experience

Margaret B (Vellore)

3:45 PM- 4:00 PM

EBMT Experience

Serpil Vieira (London)

4:00 PM- 4:15 PM

APBMT Experience

Meng-Guan Chiang (Taipei)

4.15 PM-4.30 PM

Q&A session


Session 4: Supportive Care of HSCT Patient

Chair: Madhumita Dhall
Co- Chair: Sai Bala Madathil

4.30 PM-4.45 PM

Nutritional Support in Peri Transplant Period

Fagun Gandhi (Mumbai)

4.45 PM -5:05 PM

Factors that prevent returning to normal life after HCT

Ayumi Nakamura,R.N (Nagoya)

5:05 PM -5.10 PM

Q and A session


5:10 PM – 5:25 PM

Session 5: How to Publish Nursing Related Studies

Winnie So (Hongkong)

5:25 PM – 5:30 PM

Q&A session


5.30 PM – 6.30 PM

Session 5: Oral Presentations

Chairs: Winnie So & Anila George

5.30 PM – 5.40 PM

Assessing Compassion Fatigue Among Nurses In A Tertiary Cancer Care Centre

Rynel Desma Quadras
(Abstract ID: 290)

5.40 PM – 5.50 PM

Vitamin K Deficiency In Children Undergoing Hsct – A Stitch In Time Saves Nine

Viveka Veeramani
(Abstract ID: 332)

5.50 PM – 6:00 PM

Next Generation Strategy To Reduce Mortality Due To Drug Resistant Bacteria In Paediatric Hsct Unit

Deepa Karmegam
(Abstract ID: 331)

6:00 PM – 6:10 PM

Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) Zero Target

Kavitha S Nair
(Abstract ID: 355)

6:10 PM – 6:20 PM

Application Of Multimedia Digital Platforms To Deliver Pre-Hsct Patient Education During COVID-19

Xiaoxia Wang
(Abstract ID: 180)

6:20 PM – 6:30 PM

Assessment Of Burden Among Primary Caregiver Of Post Hsct Patients

Lalita Bhoir
(Abstract ID: 296)

7:30 PM onwards



Timings are according to Indian Standard Time