Webinar recording available: Advance Medical Directives & withdrawal of life support treatment

Categories: Education, Must Read, and Opinion.

The Indian Association of Palliative Care‘s (IAPC) webinar on ‘Advance Medical Directives and withdrawal of life support treatment’, was presented successfully on Tuesday, 21st March, 2023, between 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

A record 270 healthcare professionals from India and beyond participated in the interactive webinar.

The stellar panel kept the audience riveted to their seats, as they went about sharing insights into the nuances surrounding End of Life Care (EoLC) decisions. As promised, the webinar facilitating the understanding of current basis of EoLC decision making in India by:

  1. Providing guidance to palliative care physicians for assisting individuals in preparing Advance Care Directives in India.
  2. Enabling physicians to implement advance care directives at the end of life and/or assist families in taking decisions regarding withholding or withdrawing therapy in the absence of advance care directives in accordance with current ethical/legal guidelines.

The below are a few excerpts from the feedback shared by the participants who attended the webinar.

“Thank you IAPC for doing this and for Initiating these discussions”

“Very well explained. Specially honest and transparent communication”

“Thank you very much for the very informative and exhaustive session”


Please click here to read the detailed report and to watch a recording of this important webinar.

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