Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) SWAYAM NPTEL Ministry of HRD GOI coordinated by IIT Kanpur and an initiative of IIDL NAPCAIM
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
City Lucknow
Address 4th Floor Sunshine Court 2, 66C Prag Narain Road
The program leads an official or formal degree? No
  • Certificate
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains/spiritual counselors
  • Therapists
  • Volunteers
  • Administrators
  • Pain Management
  • Volunteering
  • Team Work
  • Symptom Management
  • Spirituality
  • Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Palliative Care
  • Administrative/Management/Finance
  • Opioid Misuse/Diversion
  • Opioid Availability/Accessibility/Policy
  • Nursing
  • Health Care Policy
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Geriatric Palliative Care
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Communication
  • Advocacy
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 3 months
  • Long distance
Cost of full tuition and fees Free for all
Director Dr. Geeta Joshi
Contact name Dr. Piyush Gupta
Phone +919335166600
Learning objectives 1 To throw light on the approach of Palliative Care by giving insight in the subjects of Principles of Palliative Care, Holistic Care and Global & National scenario. Integration of Allopathy and AYUSH being the aim of NAPCAIM, some introductions have been given about AYUSH Systems of Medicines in India with a special emphasis on Palliative Care.
To study Community Participation Models of palliative care established in various parts of India.
Learning objectives 2 To gain knowledge and develop skills of Pain management, and its assessment and treatment.
To learn and recognize the role that Nursing plays in the treatment of patients in issues related with Oral Care, Wound Care & Catheter Care
Learning objectives 3 To develop communication skills, Body Language skills , Listening Skills and understanding about its optimum usage of dosage and timing.
To learn the types and process of communication as well as the barriers being faced in communication.
To understand and evaluate various psychological issues of patients like Denial, Collusion, Anxiety and Depression
To learn about Care of Elderly Patients, Dying Patients, their Spiritual Needs and Ethical Issues facing them.
Description This course aims to build strong foundation of those who wish to provide holistic Palliative Care to the patients in early as well as advance course of disease so as to improve their quality of life. Intended Audience: Volunteers, Housewives, Nurses, Para Medical Professionals, Ayush and Allopathic Doctors, Students (Medical/ Nursing/ Para Medical/ Post Graduate/ Graduate/ College). Prerequisites: SSC 10th Std. Duration: 3 months
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Last update: July 6, 2024

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