Upcoming Courses

CCPPM: Certificate course in pain and palliative medicine for doctors.
CCPN: Certificate course in palliative nursing for nurses.
CPPAN: Certificate Program in Palliative Auxiliary Nursing

Please note: IACA scholarships are available for limited number of applicants.

 Date Course Location Contact Last date to apply
MARCH 2018
Mar 5 CCPPMCCPN 6 weeks Trivandrum  Feb 20
Mar 20 ECHO – Paediatric Palliative Care Online
Mar 28 Enhancing Dignity in palliative care Online
APRIL 2018
Apr 23 Foundation Course 10 days Trivandrum  Apr 10
MAY 2018
May 14 Foundation Course 10 days Trivandrum  May 1
JUNE 2018
Jun 4 CCPPMCCPN 6 weeks Trivandrum  May 22
JULY 2018
Jul 23 Foundation Course 10 days Trivandrum  Jul 10
Aug 8 Foundation Course 10 days Trivandrum  Jul 26
Sep 3 CCPPMCCPN 6 weeks Trivandrum  Aug 21
Nov 5 CCPPMCCPN 6 weeks Trivandrum  Oct 23

Virtual (Online) Training


Courses in TIPS, Trivandrum


Courses in MNJIORCC, Hyderabad


Courses in GCRI, Ahmedabad


Courses in Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai


Courses in Cipla Palliative Care & Training Centre, Pune


Courses in St John’s Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru

New Delhi

Courses in CanSupport, New Delhi


Scholarships available for six weeks certification courses

The Indo American Cancer Association and John and Editha Kapoor Charitable Foundation, in association with Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences, are offering scholarships to practising doctors and nurses, who are interested in learning fundamentals of Palliative Care.

The scholarships are offered to 50 most deserving candidates every year, for the following courses:
1. 6 weeks Certificate Course in Palliative Medicine
2. 6 weeks Certificate Course in Palliative Nursing

The details of the training centres where these courses are offered are given below. Please contact the respective training-in-charge for application details.

1. Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences, Trivandrum
Sr Sheeba Shaju: / 8589998760

2. MNJ IO and Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad
Dr Gayatri Palat; Ms Vineela Rapelli: / 9177238901

3. The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad
Dr Priti R. Sanghavi: / 9825420656

4. Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
Dr Akanshah Chodankar: / 9730497657

5. St John’s Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru
Dr. Subash Tarey: / 9611254738

6. Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre, Pune
Dr Prince John: / 9820384649

7. CanSupport, New Delhi
Dr. Ravinder Mohan: / 011-26102851


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