Principles of CAR-T

Topics:

  • CAR-T in haematological malignancies
  • Ethics and consent in CAR-T
  • T-Cell journey
  • Management of CAR-T toxicities

  • General Haematology Ward Nurses
  • Stem Cell Transplant/Cellular Therapy Nurses
  • ICU Nurses
  • Specialist Haematology Nurses
  • Acute Oncology Nurses
  • AHPs working with CAR-T patients
  • Junior Doctors

Principles of CAR-T - Friday 11 and Friday 18 November 2022

Day 1 - Friday 11 November 2022

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
09:00 Registration (day 1)       
09:30 Introduction to CAR-T/advanced therapies  Dr Reuban Benjamin Haematologist and honorary clinical senior lecturer Kings College 
10:05 T-cell journey: process of T-cell collection and manufacturing  Angela Leather Lead nurse - transplant and clinical nurse specialist The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
10:40 CAR-T therapy in haematological malignancies Professor Adrian Bloor Consultant in haematology oncology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

11.25 - coffee break 

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
11:40 Advanced therapies in clinical trials (solid tumours) Professor Fiona Thistlewaite  Medical oncology consultant and medical director of The Christie clinical research facility, honorary professor of experimental immunotherapy The University of Manchester
12:25 Ethics and consent in CAR-T  Dr Anna Castleton  Consultant in haematology oncology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

13.10 - lunch break 

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
13:55 Psychological impact of relapsed disease  Anne Crook Counsellor in psycho-oncology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
14:40 Nursing issues in lymphodepletion and cell infusion Ruth Clout  Senior clinical practice facilitator The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

15.10 - coffee break 

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
15:20 Ambulatory care - CAR-T patients (TYA)  Hanna Simpson Clinical liaison nurse specialist team leader for teenagers and young adults with cancer The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

16.05 - summary and close

Day 2 - Friday 18 November 2022

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
09:00 Registration (day 2)      
09:30 Cytokine release and tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) Dr Ahmed Abdulgawad Specialist trainee doctor in haematology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
10:05 Role of critical care in managing CAR-T complications  Dr Anthony Wilson Consultant  Manchester Foundation Trust

10.40 - coffee break

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
11:25 Neurological toxicity Dr Thomas Seddon Specialist trainee doctor in haematology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
11:40 Overview of toxicities and infective complications  Ruth Clout  Senior clinical practice facilitator The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

12.25 - lunch break

 

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation
13:10 Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) Dr Samar Kulkarni Consultant in haematology oncology The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
13:55 Post 30-day care  Orla Stewart  Lead haematology nurse  King's College Hospital NHS FT
14:40 Patient experience      

15.10 - summary and close

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Last updated: September 2022