CanSupport: Foundation Course in Palliative Care

2011 December 16
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CanSupport and Institute of Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS have organised the 11th Annual Foundation Course in Palliative Care, a 3-day course to be held in New Delhi starting on 20th January 2012. The course has been accredited 19 CME hours by the Delhi Medical Council.

The topics to be covered include:

  • Principles of Palliative Care
  • Role of Multidisciplinary Team in Palliative Care
  • Role of a nurse in Palliative Care
  • Stoma and fistula care
  • Lymph edema  management
  • Care of Fungating wounds and bed sores
  • Pain & Symptoms management ( including use of opioids)
  • Oncological Emergencies
  • Communication in Difficult Situations—including breaking bad news
  • Care at End of Life
  • Managing psychosocial, emotional and spiritual distress
  • Grief and bereavement counseling
  • Professional Self Care

Early registration discount! Rs 600 (before 31/12/11)

Full information and registration form can be found at the CanSupport website…

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