Basic Principles of Palliative Care

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This Basic Principles of Palliative Care module is part of the India Palliative Care course which has been developed in partnership with Karunashraya Hospice, Bengaluru and Cardiff Palliative Care Education Team, Wales. Experts from across India and the UK have contributed to ensure the course is appropriate for the India cancer profile and resource setting. This module was published in February 2018.
Duration : 01:00:00 hours
Content Provider : eCancer
Author Name :
Dr. Fiona Rawlinson Declaration of interests
Date Launched at CMEPEDIA : August 22, 2019
Expiry Date of Course : June 30, 2020
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Topic Category:
Oncology, Radiology
Professional Category:
Health Care Administrator, Nurse
Category Accreditor Credits Accreditation Details
Medical Specialist The European Accreditation Council for CME 1 European CME Credit (ECMEC) European Accreditation means the decision by UEMS-EACCME® that a CME activity, event, programme or e-learning material has fulfilled the UEMS-EACCME® quality requirements. A CME activity or e-learning material will be accredited by UEMS-EACCME® if it has a high quality scientific content, if it is free of commercial bias and has an appropriate educational approach.
Learning outcomes

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

- Describe accurately a holistic palliative care assessment to others in your team.

- Describe accurately how palliative care fits into the care of a patient with a life limiting illness.

- Carry out a holistic assessment with a patient and their family or carers relevant to your role.

- Share learning with your team on basics of how to deliver palliative care.

About the author

Dr. Nagesh Simha is a consultant in palliative medicine for the past 24 years. He is a former president of the Indian Association of Palliative Care and the medical director and trustee of the Karunashraya hospice in Bengaluru. LinkedIn

Dr. Prabha Seshachar has been practising palliative care for the past 20 years and is currently a senior specialist in the department of palliative medicine at Kidwal Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, India. 

Dr. Fiona Rawlinson is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and is the Course Director for the Cardiff University postgraduate palliative care education programmes. Dr. Rawlinson recently developed the ecancer e-learning modules for palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa. LinkedIn

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