A Palliative Care Fellowship is like a special training program for doctors who want to become experts in caring for people facing serious illnesses. Think of it as a journey where these doctors learn how to provide extra special support to patients and their families.  In this fellowship, doctors, also known as fellows, go through an in-depth learning experience. They study not only how to treat physical symptoms but also how to understand and help with the emotional and social challenges that come with serious illnesses.
The emotional well-being of patients and their families is also a priority in palliative care. Fellows learn how to provide emotional support and create a caring environment. This involves addressing fears, concerns, and helping patients and families cope with the challenges they face.

Teaching Methods:
Server-based classes

Required Backgrounds:
MBBS / MD/MS/ DNB/ Equivalent

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  1. Pain and Symptom Management
    Palliative care concepts include the understanding and management of pain and other conditions. Fellowship explore a range of techniques for monitoring, treating, and managing pain in addition to treating indicators to improve patients’ quality of life overall.
  2. Psychosocial Aspects of Care 
    The emotional and social challenges that people with serious illnesses and their families encounter are examined in this subject. Fellows acquire the skills necessary to handle emotions, offer emotional support, and apply counseling approaches in their work.
  3. Ethical and Legal Considerations 
    Palliative care often involves complex ethical and legal issues. This module examines the ethical principles guiding decision-making, discussions surrounding end-of-life care, and legal considerations in palliative care practice.
  4.  Team Collaboration
    Palliative care is a collaborative effort involving various healthcare professionals. Fellows learn the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork, effective communication within a team, and coordination of care to ensure comprehensive support for patients and their families.
  5. Cultural Competence
     Cultural sensitivity is vital in palliative care, where diverse backgrounds and beliefs come into play. This module focuses on developing cultural competence, enabling fellows to provide personalized care that respects the values and preferences of each individual.
  6.  Pediatric Palliative Care
    This specialized module addresses the unique needs of pediatric patients facing life-limiting illnesses. Fellows explore age-appropriate communication, pain management, and family-centered care in the context of pediatric palliative care.

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