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Advanced Pain
Management for Doctors


This course goes into the advanced topics pertaining to the pain managment domain.


6 months
Post-graduation in Anesthesiology
Contact Programme
  • Lectures
  • Demo
  • Examination
  • Certification
Course Delivery & Certification
  • Post payment you are supposed to send soft copies of your degree certificates and 2 passport sized photographs.
Course Curriculum
Month 1

General Considerations

  • Adopting Technology to Redefine Medical Education
  • Pain Clinic
  • Challenges of managing Pain Clinic and How to overcome them
  • Newer developments in management of chronic pain

Month 2

Basic Sciences

  • Pain Pathways & Targets
  • Opiods
  • Novel Methods Of Opioid Therapy
  • Art of History taking in patients with Pain
  • Evaluation & Investiogations in Chronic Pain - SPELL
  • Emerging pharmacological aspects in pain management
  • Ropivacaine
  • Radiological Dilemma in Spinal Pain
  • Fentanyl

Month 3

Chronic Pain Syndromes

  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Investigative studies for backpain(Electrophysiological)
  • Interventional Pain Management for Backpain (Quality of Life)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Cancer Pain due to Concurrent Illness
  • Cancer Pain Related To Viscera
  • E-pain
  • Health Issues in Teachers

Month 4

Acute Pain

  • Emerging Analgesics & Technology in Acute Pain Management
  • Brachial plexus block
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Neurological Complications of Child Birth & Regional

Month 5

Interventional Pain Management

  • Introduction to Interventions
  • Role of USG in Pain Management
  • Managing Complications In Interventional Pain Practice
  • Evidence based Lumbar Transforaminal Blocks -SPELL
  • Epiduroscopy & Percutaneous Neuroplasty

Month 6

Advanced Pain Management

  • How I do it Epiduroscopy
  • Pain Management in day care surgery
  • Sickle Cell Pain Crisis - Spell

  • Dr.Muralidhar Joshi .MD,DNB
  • Head of Pain Management & Anesthesia Department, Virinchi Hospitals (Hyderabad)

Dr. Muralidhar Joshi .MD, DNB. is the Director of Joshi's Institute of Pain and Head of Pain Management & Anesthesia Department, Virinchi Hospitals at Hyderabad, encompassing a multidisciplinary pain programme. He is considered as the one of the pioneers practicing Pain management in Asia.He graduated from Government Medical College Bellary, Gulburga University in Karnataka, India. He completed his post-graduation in Anaesthesiology from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He was awarded a medal in the MD examination. He went onto finish the Diplomat of National Board in Anaesthesiology from National Board of Examination, New Delhi. He started working on pain management discipline during his stay at the premier institute (PGIMER) of Chandigarh, India. He kept on expanding his academic interests in pain management, not only the scientific aspects, but also practice management aspects. He has published his articles in various national & international journals. He has contributed book chapters in medical & scientific publications. He has pioneered the art of epidural adhesiolysis by Seldinger technique which is an innovative procedure popularised by him. He has authored the first 'Text Book of Pain Management' in India. He was instrumental in starting various teaching programme like online pain course, fellowship in pain management, in the country for the first time. Currently he is the Executive Member of National Body of ISSP (Indian Society for Study of Pain). This book has been his dream project to bring awareness amongst clinicians about the importance of pain management. Joshi's Institute of Pain is striving hard to educate the public about the preventive and curative aspects of pain. The institute is actively involved in education, training and research programmes.