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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) National Association of Palliative Care for AYUSH & Integrative Medicine
Country India
State U.P.
City Lucknow
Address Dharam Nagar, Butler Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001, India
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Diploma
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains/spiritual counselors
  • Therapists
  • Volunteers
  • Administrators
  • Pain Management
  • Volunteering
  • Team Work
  • Symptom Management
  • Spirituality
  • Social Work
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychology
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Administrative/Management/Finance
  • Opioid Availability/Accessibility/Policy
  • Nursing
  • Health Care Policy
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Geriatric Palliative Care
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Communication
  • Advocacy
  • English
Frequency More than once per year
Length 1 years
  • Long distance
Cost of full tuition and fees Same rate/cost for all
Director Dr. Geeta Joshi
Contact name Dr. Piyush Gupta
Email [email protected]
Phone +91 9335166600
Learning objectives 1 Introduction to Palliative Care covering its Principles, Holistic Care, Global & National scenario, Integration of Allopathy and AYUSH.
Pain, its assessment, treatment and Nursing Care like Oral, Wound & Catheter Care along with AYUSH practices.
Communication types, process and barriers. Importance of Body Language & Listening Skills.
Psychological issues of patients like Denial, Collusion, Anxiety and Depression. Care of Elderly Patients, Dying Patients, their Spiritual Needs and Ethical Issues facing them. Concept of TEAM consisting of Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers & Volunteers. Community Participation, Home Care, Self Care and Respite Care.
Communication skills in End of Life Care. Stages of dying, evaluation of symptoms, their social & spiritual needs within the ethical & legal frame work. Different levels of palliative care models & rehabilitation of Non-cancer palliative care patients.
Learning objectives 2 Essential Narcotic Drugs (ENDs), Narcotic Law, Morphine availability, EOLC, Advance Directives. National Program of Palliative Care. Psychological distress, its evaluation and management for improving QoL of patients and families. Social & cultural issues, its management, handling grief and bereavement after death of patient. Management of severe pain, difficult pain and role of opioids. Evaluation and management of symptoms for relieving distress. Advance nursing care of lymphedema and stoma. Care of bowel & bladder in patients of advanced stage of disease. Students will learn about assignments & evaluation system of this course.
Learning objectives 3 YOGA & Meditation, Naturopathy, Color Therapy, Cosmic Healing, Pranic Healing, Accupressure, Reiki, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), Music Therapy, Aroma Therapy, Massage Therapy, Art Therapy, Ecotherapy, Panchkosha, Counselling
Spiritual Distress & Counselling, Spirituality, Death & Dying, Diet & Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Laser, Radio Frequency, Tens
First Aid and Emergency Palliative Care, Anorexia Cachexia Syndrome & Case discussion, Symptoms in HIV/AIDS and End Stage Renal disease, Case discussion of Pallaitive Care in Non-cancer patient, Pain management in children & Case discussion, Lymphedema care & discussion on its practical aspects, Case discussion on various nursing issues, How will you plan home care services in your town?, Palliative Sedation: Dos & Don’ts & Case scenario, Infrastructure & equipment to start palliative care services, Clinical Audit of Palliative Care Services, How will you select your palliative care team?, Advocacy in Palliative Care in your set up
Description Unique course offered for students across the globe through distance learning who want to Master Palliative Care and learn about AYUSH and other complementary systems for integration. The 12 Months course is offered in collaboration with Dev Sanskriti Vishvidyalaya Haridwar India.
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