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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Institute of Palliative Medicine in collaboration with Christian Medical Association of India
Country India
State Kerala
City Kozhikode
Address Medical College PO, Kozhikode Kerala - 673008
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Fellowship
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Communication
  • Geriatric Palliative Care
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Opioid Availability/Accessibility/Policy
  • Opioid Misuse/Diversion
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spirituality
  • Symptom Management
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 1 years
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
  • Long distance
Cost of full tuition and fees Same rate/cost for all
Director Dr. Lulu Mathews
Contact name Dr. Lulu Mathews
Email [email protected]
Phone 9847467973
Learning objectives 1 To give training to doctors so that they receive the knowledge and professional skills to render palliative care services.
Learning objectives 2 To give new insights and perspectives and positively influence their outlook towards the practice of Medicine i.e. from being medicine & doctor centric to person centric and being an equal partner in a team.
Learning objectives 3 To address the needs of the marginalized community (HIV/AIDS, Transgenders, Psychiatric, Geriatric and Pediatric population)
To address the training needs of palliative care in the country and around the world.
Description The programme is expected to familiarize the candidates with the philosophy, principles and different models of delivery of palliative care, its relevance in our sociocultural scenario, issues in communicating with patients and relatives, ethical and legal issues, symptom management, basic nursing issues relevant to people with incurable and chronic illnesses and issues related to death. The programme is based on a distance education mode of one-year duration. However, students will have the option to complete the programme in two years’ time. The methodology will include course work modules, assignments, and theory classes at contact sessions and hands on clinical training. The applicants should hold an MBBS/BDS degree recognized by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India and have completed 1-year internship.
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Last update: April 5, 2024

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