21-23 January, 2011 at India International Centre, New Delhi
- To introduce the principles of palliative care to a multi-disciplinary group of doctors, nurses, counselors, social workers and volunteers
- To equip participants with knowledge and skills to improve pain and symptom control of patients under their care at home, hospital or hospice
- To enable participants to improve their communication skills and handle difficult issues, such as breaking bad news and coping with loss and grief
- To demonstrate the need and viability of multi-disciplinary team approach in providing palliative care to patients
The course is a concentrated, multidisciplinary introduction to the growing specialty of palliative care. Although the focus is on patients with advanced cancer, the principles discussed are applicable to the care of all patients with life-limiting illnesses. It is a practical structured course aiming to tackle the subject of palliative care in the Indian context. Besides expert trainers from CanSupport and Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS, the faculty will consist of national and international experts in palliative care. (Delhi Medical Council accreditation of 19 CME hours)
Course Fee: Rs. 1000/-
Last date for registration: 10 January 2011 (Limited Seats)
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