ZOOM Online | April 8, 2024

Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS), Pallium India collaborates with ECHO International (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) to conduct palliative care certificate courses in India. The aim of these courses is to provide training in pain management and palliative care.

Language: English

Sessions Scheduled : 16 Sessions, two per week, on Mondays & Thursdays

Start Date : 08 April 2024 (Monday)

End Date: 30 May 2024 (Thursday)


Contact us: tipsecho@palliumindia.org

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More About this training:

Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS) collaborates with ECHO International (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) to provide palliative care education and expertise using an online platform. As part of TIPS-ECHO, we conduct sessions to enable healthcare professionals to inculcate the principles of palliative care in their practice.


Foundation Course in Palliative Care – Psychosocial Interventions (Basics) is a course aimed at familiarising healthcare providers with the psychosocial aspects of providing care in palliative care settings.


Any recognized undergraduate degree/ diploma with interest to work in the healthcare sector.

Class Details:

No of Sessions: 16
Class Timing: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (IST)

To ensure adequate interaction during sessions, we will have to limit the number of participants at each course on a first-come, first-serve basis. So register quickly!


Participants need to attend all sessions. If one is unable to attend a session, due to an unexpected emergency, they should watch the session videos provided and mail us back a summary of the class. Course certificates will be issued only to those who have attended minimum 80% of the sessions.

Course Fees:

₹1000. Payment is to be made after completing the registration (registration link & payment links are given below).

Application process:

(Please Keep an image (jpeg/pdf) of your passport size photo handy for upload, when you register.)

After you complete the registration, please pay the fees online:

In case of queries, write to: tipsecho@palliumindia.org

Features of Foundation Course in Palliative Care – Psychosocial Interventions (Basics):
  • Prescribed syllabus-oriented courses
  • 2 sessions per week
  • Pre-test and post-test for assessment
  • Case Presentation by a participant in each session
  • Regular assignments
  • Various learning materials will be provided
  • Several articles regarding the subject will be shared
  • Certificate issuance at the end.

How to join the session:

ECHO is conducted through ZOOM application which can be downloaded (free download) from Google play store/App Store for mobile phones and direct download from internet for Windows. Download from: https://zoom.us/download

For any assistance, please contact:

For more information on this course or for any assistance, please call us at +91 62829 02450 or write to us: tipsecho@palliumindia.org
Clinical Director: Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
Project Facilitator: Smriti Rana
Project Coordinator: Sangeeth Krishna

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