Applications invited: Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care (CCEPC), 2015

Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) has been conducting CCEPC for doctors and nurses since 2007. This course, a distance education program with 15 hours ofcontact session and 8 weeks of distant learning, aims to inculcate the principles of palliative care to improve patient care through proper communication and effective management of difficult symptoms. During these 8 weeks, candidates have to submit a Reflective Case History.

This program will be helpful for practising doctors and nurses in their day to day professional life. Doctors with MBBS/BDS (including those doing their internship) and nurses with Diploma in Nursing/ BSc Nursing are eligible to apply.

The course is conducted through different centres in India.

Course Fee

Doctors: Rs. 2000

Nurses: Rs. 1500

Important Dates

1. For June 2015 Course

Last date to submit application at the centre: May 28, 2015

Course starts: June 1, 2015

Evaluation: August 2015

2. For Novmeber 2015 Course

Last date to submit application at the centre: October 28, 2015

Course starts: November 1, 2015

Evaluation: January 2016

Download CCEPC Course Application Form, BrochureGuidelines for Case Reflection and Handbook.

For  details, please write to