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Inaugural seminar

Professor Hanne Irene Jensen - 07.10.2021 - Inaugural seminar

"End-of-Life care"

Date and time:

October 7, 2021 from 15:30 hrs CEST


Auditorium 31.02
3rd floor
SDU Kolding
Universitetsparken 1
6000 Kolding


On the occasion of Hanne Irene Jensen’s appointment as professor in End-of-Life care at the Department of Regional Health Research, SDU and at the Departments of Anaesthesiology, Lillebaelt Hospital, University Hospital of Southern Denmark, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar with the following program:


15.30-15.35: Introduction and welcome

Uffe Holmskov, Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU

15.35-16.05: “End-of-life care – what, why, when and where?"

Hanne Irene Jensen, Professor, PhD, MHSc, CCN, Departments of Anaesthesiology, Lillebaelt Hospital and Department of Regional Health Research, SDU

16.05 - 16.50: “Promoting Serious Illness Communication across a Healthcare System: Using Research and Education to Improve Healthcare"

Jared Randall Curtis, Professor of Medicine, MD, MPH Director, Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

16.50 - 17.00: "Knowledge of end-of-life care and communicative skills are the cornerstones of success"

Hans-Henrik Bülow, Intensivist, MD, Research Consultant and Clinician, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Holbaek University Hospital, Denmark

17.00 - 17.10: “Family care – why bother?"

Anne Sophie Ågård, Clinical Nurse Specialist, PhD, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

17.10 - 17.20: “Is end-of-life care the most important skill for an intensivist?"

Rik Gerritsen, Intensivist, PhD, MD, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

17.20 - 17.30: Discussion and closing of the seminar


After the seminar, a reception will be held at SDU Kolding in “Atriet” (ground floor).

The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the seminar and the following reception.

If you wish to participate, we kindly ask you to register here no later than 28 September 2021.

For further information or questions please contact Sanne Terp Nielsen at


Best regards,

Uffe Holmskov
Acting Dean


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Please notice that live streaming of the event might be an option. Further information regarding this matter will follow as soon as possible.

If the pandemic situation should prevent the conduct of the event as planned, the Faculty of Health Sciences reserves the right to change the event’s format to a virtual Cisco Webex or ZOOM Meeting, and login details will be sent to all registered participants.

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Editing was completed: 08.09.2021