IAPC Newsletter: August 2020

From the President’s Desk Dear Friends, Unfortunate issues are looming over us in the past few months. Considering the extreme difficult scenario, IAPC central council (CC) had to take certain unprecedented decisions. The central council held on 11th July 2020 decided to postpone the Annual Conference, AGM, and election to the vacancies of office bearers…

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Now we realize the advantages of Online teaching sessions!

Here,  Dr. Mallika Tiruvadanan of Lakshmi Pain and Palliative Care Trust Shares her experience of organizing online sessions for CCEPC.  Lakshmi Pain and Palliative Care Trust is the first course centre which organized CCEPC online in June 2020. “Dear friends, I was literally emotionally overwhelmed, with joy, pride and a sense of achievement, when we…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Session 4

IAPC ACADEMY Lecture Series on Mondays Every Monday from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM. For registration, please send an email to academyiapc@gmail.com Schedule of the program is available for download Here Session 4 Topic: Approach To A Patient With Cancer Pain Needing Interventions Date: July 20, 2020.Faculty: Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar. IAPC ACADEMY is an initiative…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Session 3

IAPC ACADEMY Lecture Series on Mondays Every Monday from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM. For registration, please send an email to academyiapc@gmail.com Schedule of the program is available for download Here Session 3 Topic: Approach To An Adult Patient Presenting With Opioid Toxicities Date: July 13, 2020.Faculty: Dr. Seema Mishra. IAPC ACADEMY is an initiative…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Session 2

IAPC ACADEMY Lecture Series on Mondays Every Monday from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM. For registration, please send an email to academyiapc@gmail.com Schedule of the program is available for download Here Session 2 Topic: Approach to prescribing strong opioids for pain management: Opioids pharmacotherapy Initiating strong opioids Titrating opioid dose and opioid rotation Date: July…

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IAPC Academy Online Training Program: Session 1

IAPC ACADEMY Lecture Series on Mondays From 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM For registration, please send an email to academyiapc@gmail.com It is a proud beginning; the ‘IAPC ACADEMY’, an online training series mainly for MD students in Palliative Medicine and doctors practicing Palliative Medicine. This initiative by Indian Association of Palliative Care, has been started…

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A good night’s sleep for patients without pain

“A good night’s sleep for patients without pain; Isn’t that we aspire for!” “It’s a sad fact that even after amendments of NDPS rules, opioid analgesics are not reaching to those who needs them the most. And this, is now exacerbated by the pandemic situation and lockdown enforced due to it.” – writes Dr. Anuja…

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IAPC Launches Online Training Program

Series Starts from 29th June 2020 Note (July 30, 2020): You can watch the video series Here Indian Association of Palliative Care launches a new initiative – IAPC Academy- an online training program with an aim to provide  training to students doing MD in Palliative Medicine,  by experts in the field. This series will start…

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ECHO Series on COVID-19: Session 9

Sharing Experiences WEEK 9 Get infected with COVID-19 during patient care, develop symptoms, fall severely sick, breathless, and weak, and fight to survive lonely- this is the unbelievable story of Dr. Solomon S. Pudi, a specialty Doctor in ENT at NHS, Oldham, United Kingdom. Solomon was confronting the illness without realizing the fact that this…

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