Published on: November 30, 2017

Recognising the huge need for palliative care education of medical and allied professionals in the country, Pallium India’s Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Policy on Access to Pain Relief) announces online educational program to introduce pain and palliative care concepts to doctors (MBBS /BDS). This enhances skills for better pain and symptom management through patient and family oriented comprehensive approach.

Eligibility: MBBS /BDS (registered).

Laptop/tablet/smart phone with internet connectivity. If using a desktop, it needs to be connected to webcam and microphone-speaker.

Learning Mode:

All lessons will be imparted on the ECHO platform using Zoom, which is free of cost

  • Case presentations
  • Didactics
  • Video demonstrations of procedures
  • Quizzes
  • Reading materials

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Completed Assignments
  • Scores in final exam


Upon completion of the course, e-certificates will be provided to doctors who have attended all the session and fulfilled the evaluation criteria.

Course Fees: FREE

How to apply:

Download this application form, fill it up and send it to:

Course starts on: 20th December 2017

Last date to apply: 12th December 2017

2 responses to “TIPS-ECHO Virtual Training on Foundation Course in Palliative Care (FREE)”

  1. R.VIMALA says:

    Sir/Madam I’m interested in doing this course,i would like to know are there contact classes in this course.Ihave done my MBBS,M.MED in FAMILY MEDICINE.

  2. Dear Dr Vimala
    Contact sessions will be offered as an optional feature at the conclusion of the online course.

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