Courses in Pain and Palliative Care in India

The next one-month course in palliative care for doctors, nurses and social workers will start on September 7, 2009. The course is conducted by the department of palliative care of M.N.J.Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre in Hyderabad, India, in collaboration with the Internatinonal Network for Cancer Treatment and Research and Pallium India . The programme is available on the INCTR Palliative Care Portal. To register or to ask for further information, please contact moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm#moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm.

The objective of these one month certificate course is to enable participants to gain practical “hands-on” training in palliative care delivery and in palliative care nursing supplemented by theoretical background.

Subjects covered include:

Module I Introduction to palliative care
Module II Disease process of cancer and other terminal illnesses
Module III Principles of symptom management
Module IV Specific nursing issues in palliative care
Module V Communication and psychological issues
Module VI Grief and Bereavement

For the course in pain and palliative medicine

Eligibility: M.B.B.S, permanent registration with medical council
Course fee: Rs 15,000/-
(Note: Candidates from India are eligible for a subsidized fee of Rs.5000/- for the course. If you wish to apply for scholarship/financial support for the course, please e-mail your query to moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm#moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm / ku.oc.oohay|rdocnoagrud#ku.oc.oohay|rdocnoagrud)

For the course in pain and palliative care nursing

Eligibility: Degree/diploma in Nursing; registration in Nursing Council of India.
Course fee: Rs.5000-
(Note, if you wish to apply for scholarship/financial support for the course, please e-mail your query to: moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm#moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm/ moc.liamg|talapg#moc.liamg|talapg/ ku.oc.oohay|rdocnoagrud#ku.oc.oohay|rdocnoagrud).

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