Education and Training

Registrations open: IAPC’s CCEPC batch of January 2022

The next batch of the IAPC’s much sought after course, the Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care (CCEPC) is scheduled to be held virtually as half day sessions on 8th, 9th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th and 30th January, 2022. The half day sessions will begin from 1 p.m. on Saturdays’ and 8 a.m. on Sundays’.

The course aims to inculcate the principles of palliative care in every day practice for doctors and nurses and improve patient care through proper communication and effective management of difficult symptoms.

Please visit the IAPC’s CCEPC page for further details about the course and to download the course brochure and the application form. 

Don’t forget to register before 30th December, 2021, to secure your seat in the course.


Successful completion of the ELNEC course by AIIMS, Bathinda

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bathinda, in collaboration with the End-of-Life Care Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) India, successfully conducted the ELNEC course from Tuesday, 16th November, 2021, to Thursday, 18th November, 2021. The course was a one-of-a-kind event that empowered 108 nurses by educating them on palliative care principles. The event was conducted under the able guidance of Prof. (Dr.) D. K. Singh, Honorable Executive Director and CEO, AIIMS Bathinda.

Well-known national faculty members included Ms Nileem Sharad Shingade (AIIMS, New Delhi), Mr Arvind Kumar (AIIMS, Jodhpur), Mr Ram Swaroop (AIIMS, Jodhpur), Ms Mamta Parihar (S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur), and Ms Manwinder Kaur (DMC Ludhiana), who highlighted teaching nurses about their vital role in interdisciplinary teams, in improving End of life care for patients in all critical care settings, as well as enhancing the experience of family members witnessing the dying process of their loved ones.

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Update from IAPC ACADEMY

Report on activities in November

Come rain or sun, the palliative care fraternity from across the country and beyond, continued to be enthusiastic participants at the IAPC’s weekly Academy webinars, held every Monday between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

Dr Prasun opened the November innings with a fantastic lecture on ‘Early Disorders of Consciousness’. Our participants were in for another treat, when very eminent and senior faculties, Dr Fiona Rawlinson and Dr Santosh Chaturvedi delivered a riveting and interactive presentation on ‘Ethical dilemma in conducting research in Palliative Medicine’. The following week’s interesting session was delivered by Dr Vikram Pratap Singh on ‘Neuromuscular Disorders. The IAPC’s Academy’s participants were witness to a crisp yet comprehensive session onParkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism’, by Dr Amelia Michael. The November series concluded with Dr Prarthna Jayseelan’s fantastic presentation onAdvanced Dementia’.

The palliative care community has been further empowered by engaging and learning from all the faculties. We sincerely thank all our faculty for sharing their time and expertise with us during these lectures.

Please click here to access recordings of their sessions.

Sessions planned for December

Come join us in December to learn and grow together by participating in the upcoming sessions in December 2021.