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TIPS-ECHO SEASON 10: AAROHAN – FOR PALLIATIVE CARE BENEFICIARIES

Sl No Date Topic Faculty
1 22 Jun 2019 Introduction to Palliative Care & Advocacy Dr. Rajagopal
Pallium India
2 29 Jun 2019 Setting Goals – Interactive Ms. Smriti Rana
Pallium India
3 06 Jul 2019 Case Study – Carers Worldwide
Our experience of the advocacy and empowerment process
Mr. Anil Patil
Carers Worldwide
4 13 Jul 2019 Interactive session Ms. Ashla Rani
5 20 Jul 2019 Advocacy with Civil Society and Media Ms. Nandita Lakshmanan
The PRactice
6 27 Jul 2019 Working with Legislation – The story of NDPS Ms. Tripti Tandon
Lawyers Collective
7 03 Aug 2019 Communication Skills and Messaging Ms. Pooja
The PRactice
8 10 Aug 2019 Resource Mobilisation Ms. Poonam Bagai
CanKids…KidsCan
9 17 Aug 2019 Community Engagement Ms. Pavithra KL
Dream A Dream Foundation
10 31 Aug 2019 Advocacy with Government I Ms. Shalini Soni
Pallium India
11 07 Sep 2019 Advocacy with Government II Ms. Shalini Soni
Pallium India
12 14 Sep 2019 Advance Directives – Current status/ What needs to change Dr. Roop Gursahani
ELICIT (End of Life Care India Taskforce)
13 21 Sep 2019 Considerations at the end of life Dr. Rajagopal
Pallium India
14 28 Sep 2019 Case Study – The Carers Worldwide experience with the RPwD Act and the Mental Health Act Mr. Anil Patil
Carers Worldwide
15 15 Oct 2019 Looking after yourself while affecting change Ms. Bhavana Issar
Caregiver Saathi
16 19 Oct 2019 Planning Ahead Ms. Smriti Rana
Pallium India

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 9: FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL CLINICIANS AND ALLIED MEDICAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Sl No Date Topic Faculty
1 21 Jun 2019 Introduction to Palliative Care Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
2 28 Jun 2019 The Interdisciplinary team Ms. Smriti Rana and
Ms. Sherin Wilfred
3 05 Jul 2019 Laying the Foundation of good practice Ms. Smriti Rana
4 12 Jul 2019 Communication 1:  Introduction to Communication Dr. Biju Raghavan
5 19 Jul 2019 Communication 2:  Communicating Bad News & Collusion Dr. Biju Raghavan
6 26 Jul 2019 Pain and Its Impact Dr. Aju Mathew
7 09 Aug 2019 Palliative Care and the Community Mr. Babu Abraham
8 16 Aug 2019 Dignity Conserving Practices Dr. Seema Rao
9 23 Aug 2019 Grief Ms. Smriti Rana
10 30 Aug 2019 Dignity Therapy Dr.  Seema Rao
11 06 Sep 2019 Children in Palliative care Ms. Smriti Rana
12 20 Sep 2019 Bereavement Mr. Anil Patil
13 27 Sep 2019 Mental Health Dr. Chitra Venkatesh
14 11 Oct 2019 Mental Health Dr. Chitra Venkatesh
15 18 Oct 2019 Addiction Ms. Smriti Rana
16 25 Oct 2019 Social Issues Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
17 01 Nov 2019 Marginalized communities- LGBTQI Dr. Sameera Jahagirdar
18 08 Nov 2019 Care at Home Dr. Deepak
19 15 Nov 2019 Culturally marginalized Ms. Smriti Rana
20 22 Nov 2019 Socially marginalized Ms. Smriti Rana
21 29 Nov 2019 Humanitarian Crisis Ms. Vyshnavi V K
22 06 Dec 2019 Families and Caregivers Ms. Bhavana Issar
23 13 Dec 2019 Elderly Dr. Sheetal Raj
24 20 Dec 2019 End of Life Care (EOLC) Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
25 03 Jan 2020 Compassion fatigue and self-care Ms. Bhavana Issar
26 10 Jan 2020 Medical Ethics Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
27 17 Jan 2020 Spirituality Ms. Smriti Rana

 

TIPS-ECHO SEASON 8: FOUNDATION COURSE IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE-4

Sl No Date Topic Faculty
1 01 May 2019 Introduction to Palliative Care Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
2 08 May 2019 Introduction to Pain Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
3 15 May 2019 Management of pain 1: NSAIDs Dr. Mary Abraham
4 22 May 2019 Management of pain 2: Opioids Dr. Vidya Vishwanath
5 29 May 2019 Medical Ethics Dr. M. R. Rajagopal
6 05 Jun 2019 Difficult Pain Dr. Sunitha Daniel
7 12 Jun 2019 Communications 1 Dr. Biju Raghavan
8 19 Jun 2019 Communications 2 Dr. Biju Raghavan
9 26 Jun 2019 Palliative care in non-cancer illness Dr. Gayatri Palat
10 03 Jul 2019 Gastrointestinal symptoms 1
·         Nausea &Vomiting
·         Constipation
Dr. Spandana Rayala
11 10 Jul 2019 Gastrointestinal symptoms 2
·         Bowel Obstruction
Dr. Sreedevi
12 17 Jul 2019 Respiratory symptoms Dr. Pankaj
13 24 Jul 2019 Wound Management Sr. Sheeba
14 31 Jul 2019 Psycho-social issues Mr Lithin Abraham
15 07 Aug 2019 Delirium Dr. Rajshree Suresh
16 14 Aug 2019 Palliative care emergencies Dr Pushpalata Gupta
17 21 Aug 2019 End of Life Care (EOLC) Dr Anjum Joad
18 28 Aug 2019 Organizing of Palliative Care Services Mr Binod Hariharan

 

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