|Sl. No.||Date||Topic||Learning Objectives||Expert|
|1||Jan 07, 2020||Screening and early detection of cancer and its relevance in public health vis-Ã -vis dental public health||1. To learn about the burden of oral cancer around the globe and in India
2. National Cancer screening program and significance of oral cancer screening in India.
|Dr. Suzanne Nathan, Scientist ‘B’, NICPR, Noida|
|2||Jan 14, 2020||Epidemiology, etiology and risk factors of Oral Cancer (with a focus on Tobacco and Areca Nut)||1. To know the epidemiology of oral cancer around the globe.
2. To learn about the etiology of oral cancer.
3. To identify the risk factors associated with oral cancer.
4. To learn in detail about role of tobacco and areca nut in oral cancer
|Dr. Deepika Mishra, Asst. Prof. AIIMS, New Delhi|
|3||Jan 21, 2020||Oral Potential Malignant Disorders (OPMDs): pathophysiology, diagnosis and various types of OPMDs||1. To learn the clinical features and pathophysiology of OPMDs
2. To study the histopathological feature of different OPMDs.
|Dr. Shalini Gupta, Asst. Prof. AIIMS, New Delhi|
|4||Jan 28, 2020||Oral cancer- An Overview of clinical features, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, TNM staging and management (brief)||1. To know the signs and symptoms of oral cancer
2. To know the different clinical presentation of oral cancer
|Dr. Ranjit Sahoo, AIIMS, New Delhi|
|5||Feb 04, 2020||Effects of tobacco on health and the benefits of quitting||1. Burden of tobacco use in India and various survey results (GATS GYTS, etc.)
2. To understand the effects of tobacco on health
3. Acute and long-term benefits of quitting tobacco
|Dr. Amrita John, Scientist ‘B’, NICPR, Noida|
|6||Feb 11, 2020||Nicotine and areca nut addiction; use of appropriate measurement scales to record addiction patterns and assess risk||1. To understand the addiction to tobacco and arecanut||Dr. Ghadigaonkar Deepak Shantaram, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|7||Feb 18, 2020||Behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation||1. To understand the significance of behavioral approach for tobacco cessation.
2. To learn the 5A and 5R method for tobacco cessation.
|Dr. Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|8||Feb 25, 2020||Motivating unmotivated patientsn||1. To learn about the behavior change models for tobacco cessation
2. To know how to over come the various nicotine with drawal symptoms
|Mr. Pradeep Shetty, Supervisor, Tobacco Quitline Services, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|9||March 03, 2020||Pharmacological intervention for tobacco cessation||1. To know the importance of pharmacological intervention in tobacco cessation.||Dr. Sudheendra Huddar, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|Tues, March 10, 2020||Holi|
|10||March 17, 2020||Role of NRT and non-NRT in tobacco cessation||1. Role of NRT in tobacco cessation.
2. Non-NRT in tobacco cessation.
|Dr. Ghadigaonkar Deepak Shantaram, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|11||March 24, 2020||Tobacco cessation in special situations||1. Tobacco cessation in special situations (eg: Pregnancy, chronic cardiac and respiratory diseases, immunocompromised patients, mentally unstable patients)||Dr. Jayakrishnan Menon, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|12||March 31, 2020||Management of relapse||1. To understand the significance of lapse and relapse in tobacco cessation. 2. To learn about the relapse prevention models. 3. To identify the high risk situations associated with relapse. 4. To understand the intervention strategies for relapse prevention.||Dr. Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, Senior Resident, NIMHANS, Bengaluru|
|13||April 07, 2020||Setting up tobacco cessation services in India||1. Developing a spectrum of services- from solo physician to specialist tobacco cessation facility
2. Human resources for tobacco
3. Armamentarium for tobacco cessation centers.
4. Record/data management in tobacco cessation centers
|Dr. Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Additional Professor, AIIMS, New Delhi|
|14||April 14, 2020||Role of health professionals including primary healthcare workers in tobacco cessation, avenues for training and re-orientation||1.The role of primary health care professionals in tobacco cessation
2. Training and team building for primary health care professionals
3. National and District tobacco control program
|15||April 21, 2020||Regulatory framework for tobacco control , efforts for tobacco control in India – the current scenario||1. Role of international organisations in tobacco control. 2. Strategies to prevent tobacco. 3. COTPA and its implementation in India 4. Research areas in tobacco cessation and control||TBD|
Ended the breast cancer screening module of the 11th online Cancer Screening Training Program for Medical Officers with an interactive session by Dr. Piyush Ranjan @aiims_newdelhi
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