A two-day course conducted in association with Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) was started on 14th September, 2019. The topic was “Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care”. This course aims to inculcate the principles of palliative care to improve patient care through proper communication and effective management of difficult symptoms.
Faculties Dr. Abhijit Dam (Ranchi), Dr. Mona Rai (Nagpur) and Dr. Ravinder Mohan (New Delhi) came to conduct the course. Faculties, residents and nurses from the department of Radiation Oncology, ENT, Pulmonology, Anaesthesia, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, General Medicine and General Surgery actively participated in the course. Two role plays were enacted by the residents during the course.
The workshop was well appreciated by all and the feedback was very motivating. This program will help practicing doctors and nurses in their day to day professional life.