In the era of Covid 19, we have started online courses with distant learning on various topics of pain management. Like 'Clinical Methods in Pain Medicine', Basics of interventional pain management, Radio frequency and Cryoablation or cryoneurolysis etc.
Daradia has started world's largest dedicated pain management hospital.
We received "Excellence in Pain Practice" award by World Institute of Pain for pain practice & training of physicians.
We are running pain management courses since 2007. Most of the practicing pain physicians around the world came at Daradia for pain management fellowship and courses. Approx 1500 physicians participated at different courses & workshops.
Get oriented with thousands of different types of patients suffering from chronic pain, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, slipped disc, cancer pain, trigeminal neuralgia, headache, knee pain, shoulder pain, arthritis, spondylosis etc. Our pain management courses are rated high for exposure to wide variety of chronic pain.
Integral part pain medicine fellowship program is research. Not just learning, you have to contribute to this specialty with new researches. Use our infrastructure & do research during your pain management fellowship.
Candidate must be MD/DNB/Diploma in any of the allied specialty like anesthesia, orthopedics, physical medicine etc.
If you pass online exam, appear for interview to join Aesculap Academy one year pain medicine fellowship. Interview date will be intimated.
Clinical exposure will be at Daradia: The Pain Clinic. Phoenix Hospital & Medica Superspeciality Hospital. Exposure to clinical evaluation & diagnosis will be there to plan management. The will also be most types of basic and advanced interventions. interventions
Some patients will need admission and fellows will be exposed managing inpatients also. Acute pain and postoperative pain will also be covered.
There will be didactic lectures to covers basic and advanced pain procedures, Anatomy, pathophysiology & management of different painful conditions.
Fellows will be exposed to research & publications. They will design study, familiar with statistical analysis and will be writing manuscripts.
After few months, pain management fellowship participants will be teaching juniors, taking lectures, and become an instructor at workshop.
Fellows will be maintaining log book, completing a research project and will publish few case reports during their tenure. All will be evaluated along with final written & practical examination.
Watch the review and feedback from doctors who participated pain medicine fellowship and courses at Daradia: The Pain Clinic
This pain medicine fellowship is a period of specialised postgraduate training for clinicians which will enable them to properly asses & manage patients with different types chronic pain and to understand the sciences of practice of pain management.
I. Residential program:
Here candidate stays for one year with a leave of 20 days in a year.
One year pain medicine fellowship: One doctor will be taken through Indian Academy of Pain Medicine. There will be entrance exam and selection will be by IAPM by merit cum choice basis.
Another doctor will be taken through Aesculap Academy. There will be online exam and candidates must appear for interview.
II. 3 contact program:
Here candidate stays for 6 weeks in 2/3 occasions and complete study at home, sees patients at his own clinic/hospital. They practice what is learnt at contact time, maintain logbook and appear for final exam.
Indian candidates for 3 contact program need to attend 3 times. International candidates can spend 6 weeks in 2 or 3 visits. Reading materials will be provided and need to be completed at home.
Accommodation is available at hostel with applicable charges.
In pain management fellowship curriculum, clinical diagnosis has been stressed.
Topics to be completed in first 6 months:
I. Clinical Methods in Pain Medicine
History and clinical examination
Assessment of pain
Examination of patients of low back pain
Examination of patients of knee pain
Examination of patients of shoulder pain
Examination of patients of headache & neck pain
Examination of patients of generalised pain
Examination of patients of cancer pain
II.Non pharmacological management of pain
Physical therapies and rehabilitation
Vocational assessment and management
III.Psychological evaluation and therapy
Use of diagnostic tests
Collection & evaluation of data from interview and standard forms
Comprehensive psychological assessment
Individual, group and family psychotherapy
Biofeedback and relaxation techniques
Other drugs and various routes of administration
V. Interventional procedures
Interventions of lumbosacral region
Peripheral joint and soft tissue injections
VI. Regional pain syndrome
Low back pain
Extremity pain syndromes
Topics to be covered in 2nd 6 months
I. Specific types of painful conditions
Post trauma pain
Cancer Pain, including issues of death and dying, palliative care and hospice
Pain associated with nervous system injuries – CRPS
Pain associated with chronic disease
Pain of unknown aetiology
Pain in children
Pain in elderly
Regional pain syndromes
Facial pain syndrome
Neck and upper back pain
Thoracic and abdominal pain
Pelvic and perineal pain
Interventional Pain Management
Interventions & nerve blocks in head and neck
Interventions & nerve blocks in cervical and thoracic region
Advanced pain therapies – Intradiscal procedures, epiduroscopy, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal implants etc.
General instructions for both programs:
Log book is mandatory, to be submitted before final exam.
One research article manuscript must be submitted before exam.
There should be a record of OP/IP consultation participation
In this pain medicine fellowship, there should be details of participation in academic programme like seminars, symposia, clinical meetings.
There should be record of bed side demonstrations
Teaching others and taking classes should be documented
Any special duty or event managed should be documented
In this pain management course, there should be details of procedure observed, assisted and performed. The candidate must have performed at least 50 interventions during his academic year.
The log book is to be filled regularly by the candidate
The entries need to be endorsed by the concerned consultant
On the completion of the course by the candidate, this log book shall be deposited in the department for future reference
3 contact program starts with a regular 2 weeks course where basics are covered.
At the middle of the year (dates will be notified) participant should join 5 days' advanced course and stay another 1-2 week/s. They should finalize research topic and deliver basic lectures at other courses too.
At the end participant should come for 2 weeks, furnish logbook, submit dissertation, deliver lectures on advanced topic as instructor/faculty and appear for final examination.
150,000 INR plus GST for Indian participants.
7800 USD plus GST for International participants.
Course fee do not include accommodation & food.
Final exam will be conducted at the end of one year. Aesculap Academy certificate will be provided on successful completion.
This one year fellowship is affiliated with Aesculap Academy.
Benny Malakoane, health minister of free state of South Africa joined joined 2 weeks' pain management fellowship at Daradia: The Pain Clinic. He says that any doctor must join classes by Gautam Das at pain management fellowship at Daradia, otherwise he will miss something very important in his life.
Residential fellowship seats are full for current session. Next residential fellowship program will start from July '18, apply from 1st June 2018.
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