Series 3 commences from 26th July 2021

The much awaited schedule of the IAPC Academy Lecture Series 3 has been announced. The upcoming series is designed to feature three sections; with several sessions being delivered by the MD Palliative Medicine completed students.

Series 3 will deliver a total of 24 sessions, every Monday morning, from 26th July, 2021, to 3rd January, 2022.

We are delighted to announce that the very eminent Dr. SVS Deo, Professor and Head, Department of Surgical Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi, will be presenting the inaugural lecture of Series 3. It is our absolute honour to have him with us on 26th July, 2021.

Please click here to view the schedule of the IAPC Academy’s Lecture Series 3.

Details of the three sections are as below:

Section A: Palliative Medicine in Cancer Emergencies: Review of Evidence

  • This section deals with various cancer-related emergencies encountered at the oncology-palliative medicine interphase.
  • For each of the topics, the speakers will discuss the relevance of palliative medicine in the specific cancer emergency assigned, unique features that make the role of palliative medicine pertinent, incidence/prevalence, relevant anatomy-physiology, clinical presentation, staging/grading when applicable, evidence-based diagnostic and management algorithms, prognostication – scores/tools, patient and caregiver needs, symptoms and its management.
  • The speakers will review the empiric evidence and international clinical practice guidelines and provide a detailed synthesis of best practices contextualised to the Indian setting.

Section B: Palliative Medicine in Neurology– Review of Evidence

  • This section deals with the intersection of neurology-palliative medicine.
  • For each of the topics, the speakers will discuss the relevance of palliative medicine in the specific neurological condition assigned, unique features that make the role of palliative medicine pertinent, prognostication – scores/tools, triggers for referral, triggers for serious illness conversation, patient and caregiver needs, symptoms and its management, decision-making, and end of life care.
  • The speakers will review the empiric evidence and international clinical practice guidelines and provide a detailed synthesis of best practices contextualised to the Indian setting.

Section C: Palliative Medicine in Cardiology – Review of Evidence

  • This section deals with various topics relating to the integration of palliative medicine in cardiology practice.
  • For each topic, the speakers will discuss the relevance of palliative medicine in the specific cardiology domain assigned, unique features that make the role of palliative medicine pertinent. The speakers will provide prognostication – scores/tools, triggers for referral, triggers for serious illness conversation, patient and caregiver needs, symptoms and management, decision-making, and end of life care in the relevant topics.
  • The speakers will review the empiric evidence and international clinical practice guidelines and provide a detailed synthesis of best practices contextualised to the Indian setting.

How to register for the sessions?

Those interested to attend and participate in the sessions, are requested to drop us an email at academyiapc@gmail.com along with your name, designation, affiliation, contact number and an expression of intent to participate in these sessions.

The session will be held every Monday morning from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. via Zoom.

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