Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Certificate Course in Palliative Care for Volunteers

Palliative Care department of Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira Road,Mumbai ,India Announces TWO days Certificate Course in Palliative Care for Volunteers .

1. This course is for those people who want to help suffering people in society & have a compassionate heart but lack the proper training this course will equip you with the proper training.

2. The modules of course are as follows.

  • Holistic care & hospice movement.
  • Communicating with caregivers.
  • Advanced directives & living will.
  • Spiritual pain in terminally ill patient .
  • Stages of grief in a terminally ill patient.
  • Basic knowledge of all end. stage terminal diseases.
  • practical things which a volunteer can do to help .
  • experiencing a terminal illness.
  • Communicating with one who is dying.
  • Basics of pain management .
  • complementary (non. medical ) therapies for pain management.
  • managing uncomfortable symptoms of patients.
  • Basics of grief counseling.
  • How to protect oneself when visiting such patients.

3. The course will be held at Bhaktivedanta Hospital Auditorium on 4th Oct Saturday 4.30 pm to 9 pm & 5th Oct. Sunday 11am to 5pm.

4. The course fee is Rs.150 which includes charges for course material & food.

5. Anybody can attend this course.

6.A basic exam will be held after that those who pass will be awarded a certificate.

For further details pls contact:

Dr.Avnish Pandey

Department of Palliative Care,

Bhaktivedanta Hospital

Mira Road.

Phone: 2945 2466

Mobile: 9321996870

Fax: 022 284598885

Email: avnish.rns@gmail.com

Forget yourself for others, and others will never forget you.


binita said...

please have something like this at Kolkata we would need it alot & would need to have such courses here also

People for Social Cause said...

Thks Binita.

I can understand this problem.

You can contact Organisation in Kolkata who have Palliative srvices.

We will also aks Bhaktivedanta Hospital to do similar in Kolkata