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Foundation Certificate In Palliative Care

By Prof. Geetha joshi, Prof. Piyush Gupta   |   International Institute of Distance Learning, an initiative of National Association of Palliative Care for AYUSH & Integrative Medicine (NAPCAIM)
Learners enrolled: 287
ABOUT THE COURSE : 
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

INDUSTRY SUPPORT  :  HOSPITALS / NURSING HOMES / PRIVATE CLINICS / NGOS / HOME CARE SERVICES/ HEALTHCARE (INSTITUTIONS, INDUSTRIES, SERVICES)


Summary
Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 23 Jan 2023
End Date : 14 Apr 2023
Exam Date : 30 Apr 2023 IST
Enrollment Ends : 30 Jan 2023
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

MODULE 1: WHAT IS PALLIATIVE CARE? 
MODULE 2: PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT
MODULE 3: COMMUNICATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS IN PALLIATIVE CARE
MODULE 4: COMMUNITY BASED PALLIATIVE CARE

TOTAL 4 MODULES - 12 WEEKLY SESSIONS

Instructor bio

Prof. Geetha joshi

International Institute of Distance Learning, an initiative of National Association of Palliative Care for AYUSH & Integrative Medicine (NAPCAIM)
DR GEETA JOSHI, MBBS, DA, MD, PGDHHM
Director International Institute of Distance Learning, an initiative of National Association of Palliative Care for AYUSH & Integrative Medicine (NAPCAIM)
  • CEO Community Oncology Center, Gujarat Cancer Society, Vasna Ahmedabad
  • Former Dy Director, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad
  • She is a Senior Physician specializing in Palliative Medicine and renowned academician who pioneered establishing Palliative Medicine at B J Medical College of Gujarat University.
  • She is recipient of several awards & orations including the International Award for “Excellence and Leadership in SAARC Countries 2017-18”, instituted by Cancer Aid Society.


Prof. Piyush Gupta

DR PIYUSH GUPTA, BSc, PGDIRPM, MA, LLB, Fellowship in Palliative Care
PhD, Fellow National Cancer Institute – USA
SPOC International Institute of Distance Learning, an initiative of NAPCAIM
  • National Secretary National Association of Palliative Care for AYUSH & Integrative Medicine
  • Secretary & Principal Executive Officer Cancer Aid Society India & Vice President Cancer Aid Society – USA  
  • Member Secretary Cancer Aid Society Ethics Committee
  • Board Member Fight Cancer Global – USA, Students Association of Palliative Care - India 
  • Member Executive Committee International Association of Oncology
  • CEO Representative at: United Nations Economic and Social Council, United Nations Department of Global Communications, World Health Organization GCM/NCD

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 30 April 2023 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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