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.


To enable palliative care doctors to enhance their expertise in managing patients with respiratory issues.


M.B.B.S or B.D.S with permanent registration with medical / dental council.

(In accordance with the rules of the Dental Council of India (DCI), the holder of a BDS degree should be eligible to practise palliative care in conditions associated with the oral and maxillofacial area. Under the NDPS rules of 2015, BDS with training in pain management is adequate qualification to be in-charge of a Recognised Medical Institution (RMI) to stock and dispense Essential Narcotic Drugs (END) including morphine, methadone and fentanyl).

Topics covered
  1. Physiology and clinical examination of respiratory system 
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and Asthma 
  3. Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  4. Lung cancer
  5. Post COVID fibrosis
  6. Respiratory symptoms in non-respiratory conditions 
  7. Lung function tests and oxygen therapy 
  8. Pulmonary rehabilitation
Class Details:

Duration of the course: 09 sessions 
Session Days: Wednesdays

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!

Course Fees:


Payment is to be made after completing the registration (registration link is given below).

Application process:

(Please click on the button below to register. Keep and image (jpg / pdf) of your Medical Council Registration and a passport size photo handy for upload as well.)

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

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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:

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