IMPaCT- HN -
Integrated Modules on Palliative Care in Cancer Training in Head and Neck
Early integration of
principles of palliative care in the training of oncologists to deliver
comprehensive, empathetic and proportionate oncological care.
Learning framework- through the NCG - E-Learning Platform of the
National Cancer Grid
online free learning resources based around sequential case-based role-plays
interactive sessions once a month - Immersion learning experience through live
common symptoms and distress seen in HNC patients
communicate & apply Ethics in complex clinical situations- handling
collusion, discussing prognosis; breaking bad news, handle survivorship,
empower and support shared decision making.
treatment adherence, addressal of care-needs during curative treatment;
decision making considering wholistic beneficence, non-abandonment of the
Participation and Certification:
(From the IMPaCT HN collaborative)
Certificate – Duration: 24
months - Closed for 2021
AOMSI selected Fellow
of Trainers (ToT) Certificate –
Duration: 11 months;
Eligibility - faculty level participants with following
the module resources, assignments and online evaluations with passing grades
Submit a qualitative
and semi-structured feedback twice across the duration of training
live sessions is encouraged – not mandatory
Access to all modules except the interactive mentored sessions.
any professional engaged with Head & neck oncological care
and Duration: As self -determined.
: Panel of national, international faculty from Palliative care,
oncology, MDT discipline