National Workshop on Pediatric Palliative Care

2011 December 14
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Pallium India is very happy to note the progress in the Palliative Care Training Center that it collaborated with MNJ Institute of Oncology, International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) and American Cancer Society to catalyze.

Please see the following invitation (pdf) from MNJ:  (download)

Advance Course in Pediatric Palliative Care

MNJ Institute of Oncology in collaboration with the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) and International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is organizing a two days national workshop on Pediatric Palliative Care on 6th and 7th February 2012.

This course will provide learning opportunities for the participants to manage challenging chronic pain conditions like sickle cell anemia and cancer pain, difficult symptoms like shortness of breath and intractable convulsions, end of life care, difficult communication issues in dealing with children with life-limiting illnesses and their families and integrative approach to palliative care.

Dr Tamara Vesel MD, pediatric palliative care physician, educator and director of Interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care fellowship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital Boston (Harvard University) and Ms Jody Chrastek DNP, Pediatric palliative care nurse, educator and coordinator of the Pain and Palliative Care program of Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minneapolis are going to be the international faculty for the program.

Who can apply?

  • Practicing palliative care physicians and physicians dealing with chronic pain and life-limiting illnesses in children
  • Practicing palliative care nurses and nurses dealing with chronic pain and life-limiting illness
Course details:
  • Venue: MNJIO, Hyderabad
  • Date: 9am–4.30pm 6th and 7th February 2012
  • Registration Fee*: Rs 1000 (only limited registration available)
    *–Limited scholarship available for eligible participants to pay for the registration, economy air fare and budget accommodation.

For registration contact: 
Ms. R. Vineela, Course Coordinator
Department of Palliative Care
MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, Red Hills, Hyderabad-04
phone: 09177238901 email: mnj.palliative@gmail.com

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