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TIPS-ECHO SEASON 7: PAIN FREE HOSPITAL INITIATIVE

Sl No Date Topic Faculty
1 02 Mar 2019 Introduction to Pain and its management
·        Define and describe pain
·        Pathophysiology
·        Mechanism of Pain
·        Classification of pain
·        Assessment of pain
Dr. Rajagopal
2 09 Mar 2019 Management of pain
·        Describe WHO analgesic ladder
·        Principles of WHO analgesic ladder
·        Describe the drugs on Step 1
Dr Mary Abraham
3 16 Mar 2019 Management of pain: Opioids
·        Describe the drugs on Step 2 and Step 3
·        Management of opioid side effects & Toxic effects
·        Morphine Titration
Dr. Vidya Viswanath
4 23 Mar 2019 Management of pain: Adjuvants
·        Describe adjuvant analgesics
·        Describe the drugs used to treat neuropathic pain
Dr. Rajshree Suresh
5 30 Mar 2019 Pain free hospital : Sustenance
·        Monitoring
·        Auditing
Open Forum for discussion
Dr. Rajagopal

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 6: FOUNDATION COURSE IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE-3

Sl No Date Topic Faculty
1 05 Feb 2019 Introduction to Palliative Care Dr. Rajshree Suresh
2 12 Feb 2019 Introduction to Pain Dr. M R Rajagopal
3 14 Feb 2019 Management of pain : NSAID’S Dr. Mary Abraham
4 19 Feb 2019 Management of pain : Opioids Dr. Vidya Viswanath
5 21 Feb 2019 Medical Ethics Dr. M R Rajagopal
6 26 Feb 2019 Difficult Pain Dr. M R Rajagopal
7 28 Feb 2019 Communication Dr. Biju Raghavan
8 05 Mar 2019 Communication Dr. Biju Raghavan
9 07 Mar 2019 Palliative Care in Non-cancer illness Dr. Gayatri Palat
10 12 Mar 2019 Gastrointestinal symptoms:  Nausea &Vomiting and Constipation Dr.Baburaj
11 14 Mar 2019 Gastrointestinal symptoms: Bowel Obstruction Dr.Baburaj
12 19 Mar 2019 Respiratory symptoms: Breathlessness & Cough Dr. M R Rajagopal
13 21 Mar 2019 Wound Management: Pressure sore and Fungating wound Sr. Sheeba
14 26 Mar 2019 Psycho-social issues Mr. Lithin
15 28 Mar 2019 Delirium Dr. Seema Rao
16 02 Apr 2019 Palliative care emergencies Dr. Rajshree Suresh
17 04 Apr 2019 End Of Life Care (EOLC) Dr. M R Rajagopal
18 09 Apr 2019 Organizing Palliative Care Services Mr. Binod Hariharan

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 5: FOUNDATION COURSE IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE-2 FOR CHAI

 

Date Session Faculty
 26 Jun 2018  Introduction to Palliative Care  Dr. Rajagopal
 29 Jun 2018  Pain  Dr. Mary Abraham
 06 Jul 2018  Management of pain : NSAID’S  Dr. Rajagopal
 13 Jul 2018  Management of pain : Opioids  Dr. Nandini
 17 Jul 2018  Medical Ethics  Dr. Gayathri
 20 Jul 2018  Management of pain : Adjuvants  Dr Vidya Viswanath
 27 Jul 2018  Management of pain : Opioids 2  Dr. Sunilkumar
 03 Aug 2018  Communication  Dr. Biju Raghavan
 10 Aug 2018  Practice session on communication  Dr. Biju Raghavan
 17 Aug 2018  Palliative care emergencies

  • Spinal cord compression
  • Superior vena cava obstruction
  • Bleeding
 Dr. Sunilkumar
 24 Aug 2018  Difficult Pain  Dr. Rajagopal
 31 Aug 2018  Gastrointestinal symptoms:  Nausea &Vomiting and Constipation  Dr. Baburaj
 07 Sep 2018  Gastrointestinal symptoms: Bowel Obstruction  Dr. Nishu
 14 Sep 2018  Respiratory symptoms: Breathlessness & Cough  Dr. Rajashree
 21 Sep 2018  Wound Management: Pressure sore and Fungating wound  Ms. Anu Savio Thelly
 28 Sep 2018  Psycho-social issues  Mr. Sarath Mohan
 05 Oct 2018  Delirium  Dr. Seema Rao
 12 Oct 2018  End of Life Care (EOLC)  Dr. Seema Rao
 19 Oct 2018  Palliative care in non-cancer illness  Dr. Rajagopal
 21 Nov 2018  Opioid Availability  Dr. Rajagopal

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 4: FOUNDATION COURSE IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE-1

 

Date Session Faculty
 21 Dec 2017  Introduction to Palliative Care  Dr.Rajagopal
 28 Dec 2017  Pain  Dr.Mary Abraham
 02 Jan 2018  Management of pain : NSAID’S  Dr. Rajagopal
 04 Jan 2018  Management of pain : Opioids  Dr.Nandini
 09 Jan 2018  Medical Ethics  Dr.Gayathri
 11 Jan 2018  Communication  Dr.Vidya Viswanath
 16 Jan 2018  Practice session on communication  Dr.Rajagopal
 18 Jan 2018  Difficult Pain  Dr.Rajagopal
 23 Jan 2018  Palliative care in non-cancer illness  Dr.Raju
 25 Jan 2018  Gastrointestinal symptoms:  Nausea &Vomiting and Constipation  Dr.Delamy
 30 Jan 2018  Gastrointestinal symptoms: Bowel Obstruction  Dr.Delamy
 01 Feb 2018  Respiratory symptoms: Breathlessness  Dr. Ann Broderick
 06 Feb 2018  Wound Management: Pressure sore and Fungating wound  Ms. Anu Savio Thelly
 08 Feb 2018  Palliative care emergencies  Dr. Rajashree
 13 Feb 2018  Delirium  Dr. Seema Rao
 15 Feb 2018  Psycho-social issues  Mr. Sarath Mohan
 20 Feb 2018  End of Life Care (EOLC)  Dr. Seema Rao

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 3 : OPIOID AVAILABILITY

 

Date Session Faculty
 01 Sep 2017  International control of opioid status and NDPS Amendment Act 2014  Dr.Nandini
Adv.Tripthi Tandon
Dr.Rajagopal
Dr.Gayatri Palat
 08 Sep 2017  NDPS Rules and END’s  Dr.Rajagopal
Adv.Tripthi Tandon
Dr.Nandini
Dr.Gayatri Palat
 22 Sep 2017  Frequently asked questions-1  Dr.Rajagopal
Adv.Tripthi Tandon
Dr.Nandini
Dr.Gayatri Palat
 29 Sep 2017  Frequently asked questions-2  Dr.Rajagopal
Adv.Tripthi Tandon
Dr.Nandini
Dr.Gayatri Palat

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 2: Multi-Modal Approach to Pain Management

 

Part 1: Methadone

Date Session Faculty
 13 Jun 2017  Why it is important to know the pharmacology of Methadone Dr. Kashelle Lockman
Assistant Clinical Professor, IOWA University
 15 Jun 2017  How to Use Methadone in Clinical Practice? Dr. Suresh K Reddy
Professor, Palliative Medicine, M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Texas
 21 Jun 2017  Methadone in Indian Pain and Palliative Care Dr. Naveen Salins
Associate Professor, Palliative Medicine TMH, Mumbai
 27 Jun 2017  What is the evidence for/against using Methadone in Cancer Pain and Palliative Care? Dr. Ann Broderick
Professor, Palliative Medicine, IOWA University

 

Part 2: Rehabilitation as an essential part of chronic pain management

Date Session Faculty
 19 Jul 2017  Assessment of pain as a disability  Dr. Nandakumaran Nair
 02 Aug 2017  Exercises in rehabilitation  Dr. Suresh Kumar
 16 Aug 2017  Interventions in rehabilitation  Dr. Nandakumaran Nair
 30 Aug 2017  Physical modalities in rehabilitation  Dr. Anil Kumar

 

Part 3: Psychosocial aspects of pain management

Date Session Faculty
 13 Sep 2017  Psychological aspects of pain  Dr Anita Rajah
 27 Sep 2017  Social attributes of pain  Dr Sobhana
 11 Oct 2017  Communication skills in dealing with patients in pain  Dr Chitra
 25 Oct 2017  Psychological/psychiatric issues associated with pain  Dr Chitra
 08 Nov 2017  Psychological interventions to pain management  Dr Anita Rajah

 

Part 4. Interventional pain management

Date Session Faculty
 22 Nov 2017  Peripheral Occlusive Vascular Disease  Dr.Vijayanand
 08 Dec 2017  Musculoskeletal pains  Dr.Vijayanand
 22 Dec 2017  Carcinoma cervix  Dr.Vijayanand
 05 Jan 2018  Carcinoma pancreas / chronic calcify pancreatitis  Dr.Sushama Bhatnagar
 19 Jan 2018  Head and neck  Dr.Vijayanand

 

Part 5. Management of difficult pain & mandated requirements by Narcotics regulations of India

Date Session Faculty
 02 Feb 2018  Difficult Pain-Session – I  Dr.M.R.Rajagopal
 16 Feb 2018  Difficult Pain-Session – II  Dr.M.R.Rajagopal

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 1: TREAT THAT PAIN

 

Date Session Faculty
 20 Jan 2017  Introduction to Pain  Dr M. R. Rajagopal
 03 Feb 2017  Pain Assessment – The subjective Experience  Dr. Ann Broderick
 17 Feb 2017  A Flexible Approach to WHO Ladder  Dr M. R. Rajagopal
 03 Mar 2017  Best Practice for medical use of strong opioids(Part 1)  Dr. Nandini Vallath
 17 Mar 2017  Best Practice for medical use of strong opioids(Part 2)  Dr. Rajasree K C
 31 Mar 2017  Opioids in Non Cancer Pain  Dr. Naveen Salins
 21 Apr 2017  Neuropathic Pain  Dr. Vijayanand
 05 May 2017  Opioid Access  Dr. Mayank Gupta
 19 May 2017  Opioids in Pediatric Palliative Care  Dr. Gayathri Palat
 02 Jun 2017  Visceral Pain  Dr.M.M Sunilkumar
 16 Jun 2017  Difficult Pain  Dr M. R. Rajagopal