Canaries Congress Centre to Host More than 1,500 Delegates in May

Published
08/05/2012

Cardiologists, neurologists and gastroenterologists will be travelling to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to participate in several important congresses.

In May, the Canaries Congress Centre will be hosting a number of congresses and seminars attended by over 1,500 delegates.

31st Annual Congress of the Spanish Knee Society
More than 300 specialists participated in the 31st Annual Congress of the Spanish Knee Society (SEROD), addressing issues such as new procedures and surgical techniques. The congress was attended by professionals from all over Spain, with the aim of sharing experiences and discussing points of interest. Seven foreign specialists also contributed to the proceedings with their international experience.

34th National Cardiac Nursing Congress
In May, 450 cardiac nursing staff from all over Spain will be attending courses and work groups with the aim of optimizing efficiency and effectiveness with available resources. This can only be achieved by adequate and progressive training programmes.

The issues to be addressed include intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation therapy, transitory pacemakers and non-invasive ventilation, as well as other alternative therapies geared to heart patients, such as shiatsu and laughter therapy.

17th National Congress of the Spanish Neurosurgery Society
The congress will be attended by approximately 300 specialists for all over Spain and prestigious foreign keynote speakers. The aim of the congress is to discuss the advances, achievements and problems of the previous year. On this occasion, the congress includes a state-of-the-art programme covering all the areas of this specialty and top international keynote speakers on vascular, oncologic and functional surgery.

19th Congress of the Spanish Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Over 400 specialists from all over Spain will be attending this national congress, featuring seminars on celiac disease in children. Furthermore, an opinion poll will be conducted on the procedure for introducing gluten: frequency, quantity and progression. The adaptation of gluten introduction habits to current recommendations will also be discussed.