Certification course in palliative care

Three months certification course in palliative care

₹ 17700 inclusive of tax

Course description

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, the participant will be able

  • Understand and apply the principles of palliative care in chronic and life-limiting illness
  • Identify the palliative care needs of patients and their families with cancer and non-cancer conditions
  • Identify palliative care needs in paediatric and geriatric population
  • Assess and manage pain and other physical symptoms
  • Identify and manage issues that needs specialised nursing interventions
  • Assess and manage psychological, emotional and social issues in patients with chronic and life-limiting illness
  • Communicate effectively and handle difficult communication situations
  • Discuss goals of care and facilitate advance care planning
  • Identify the needs of the dying person and support patient and their families in last hours of life
  • Identify and address the ethical and legal challenges in limitation of life-sustaining treatment and end of life care.

Course Journey

  • After enrolment, participants will receive user ID and password to access the course modules.
  • On successful completion of the course and getting 70% and above in the final assessment, candidates will receive a passing certificate jointly certified by BMJ & NSF.


Principles and practice of palliative care
Cancer and chronic pain in palliative care
Oral , GI and fatigue symptoms management in palliative care
Respiratory and urological symptoms
Nursing in palliative care
Communication skills in palliative care
Care planning and ethical issues in palliative care
Managing psychosocial issues in palliative care
Oncology in palliative care
Non-oncology in palliative care
Palliative care in geriatrics
Palliative care in paediatrics
Approach to end of life care
Care planning in end of life care
Duration(in months)
3 months
Created and Accredited by
Credit Hours
Most popular among:
MBBS Graduates,Post Graduated,Nurse Staff


Dr. Naveen Salins
Dr. Kieran Walsh
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