Online Preparatory Course for Fellowship Exam in Pain Medicine: FIPP, CIPS, and others

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Pain medicine is a rapidly evolving field that requires continuous learning and specialization. For those aiming to excel, fellowship examinations such as the Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) and Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) are critical milestones. This online preparatory course will equip candidates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in these rigorous exams. 🏆

Understanding FIPP and CIPS Examinations

Overview of FIPP

The Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) certification, offered by the World Institute of Pain (WIP), is a globally recognized credential that signifies expertise in pain medicine. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of various interventional pain management techniques and their ability to apply them in clinical practice.

Overview of CIPS

The Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) certification, also offered by the WIP, focuses on using ultrasound guidance in pain management. This certification emphasizes proficiency in applying ultrasound technology to diagnose and treat pain conditions.

Course Duration, Structure, and Content

The duration is 9 weeks, 2 hours every Tuesday from June 25th. Our preparatory course is meticulously designed to cover all aspects of the FIPP, CIPS, and similar examinations. The curriculum is divided into several modules, each focusing on different key areas of pain medicine.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Pain Medicine, Thoracic pain syndrome

Basic USG, Equipment sterility, Radiation safety, Basics of fluoroscopy, Chronic Refractory Angina, Intercostal nerve, Thoracic medial branch/facet joint block, Raynauds Phenomenon, DCS placement, T2, 3 sympathetic blocks (including RFTC), Splanchnic nerve block

Module 2: Lumbar pain syndrome

Lumbar medial branch/facet joint block, Lumbar selective nerve root block, Lumbosacral radiculopathy, Lumbar sleeve root (P)RF-DRG lumbar L1/S1, Lumbar sympathetic block, Lumbar discography, Intra discal electro thermocoagulation, Vertebroplasty, Lumbar epidural block

Module 3: Pelvic pain syndromes

SI Joint pain/injection/ RF-Sacroiliac Joint, Ganglion of Impar block /Coccydynia, Caudal Neuroplasty, Piriformis syndrome/ Sciatic nerve blocks-, Ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve, Pudendal neuralgia/nerve block, Sacral sleeve root injection, (P)RF DRG S1

Module 4: Upper Extremity Pain, Chronic Pain Syndromes

Shoulder Pain, Biceps tendinopathy, SASD bursitis, 1st MCP joint injection, MCL/LCL, Suprascapular nerve, Ulnar nerve at the cubital canal, Cancer pain, and palliative care, Intrathecal pump, Celiac ganglion block, Cordotomy, Hypogastric plexus block and neurolysis

Module 5: Lower Extremity pain

Knee pain, Foot pain, Saphenous nerve above knee, Tibial nerve at tarsal canal, Hip joint injection, Trochanteric bursa injection, Sub. G-Max, Medius,Minimus, ITB syndrome inj

Module 6: Headache

Trigeminal neuralgia, Cluster headache, Persistent idiopathic facial pain, cervicogenic headache, Sphenopalatine ganglion block and neurolysis, Occipital Neuralgia

Module 7: Neck Pain

WAD, Cervical medial branch block, Cervical selective nerve root block, Cervical PRF-DRG (dorsal root ganglion), Stellate ganglion block, Cervical epidural

Module 8: Peripheral nerve injuries

CRPS, Herpes Zoster and PHN, Diabetic Neuropathy, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Meralgia parasthetica, Phantom limb pain, Traumatic Plexus Lesion


Study Resources and Materials

To support your learning journey, we shall suggest study materials, including textbooks, research papers, and online resources. Additionally, our course offers access to recorded lectures.

Recommended Textbooks

Our recommended reading list includes essential texts such as “Interventional Pain Management” by Dr. Michael Sabia and “Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures” by Dr. Peter S. Staats. These books provide in-depth coverage of the topics you need to master.

Expert Guidance and Mentorship

Our course is led by a team of experienced pain medicine specialists who have successfully navigated the FIPP and CIPS examinations. Their expertise and mentorship provide invaluable insights and personalized guidance throughout your preparation.

One-on-One Mentoring

Each candidate will be assigned a mentor who provides personalized support, answers questions and offers feedback on practice exams. This one-on-one interaction ensures you receive the attention and guidance needed to excel.

WhatsApp Group

Participants can put questions in the group, and others may benefit from the answers.

Exam Preparation Strategies

Success in the FIPP and CIPS exams requires knowledge and effective preparation strategies. Our course includes dedicated sessions on exam techniques, time management, and stress reduction. This preparation will help for other similar exams.

Practice Exams

We provide a practice exam session that simulates the actual test. These exams help you familiarize yourself with the format and types of questions you will encounter and identify areas where you need further study.

Time Management Tips

Effective time management is crucial during the exam. Our instructors offer practical tips and strategies to help you manage your time efficiently and ensure you can complete all exam sections within the allotted time.

Stress Reduction Techniques

Exam anxiety can be a significant barrier to success. To help you stay calm and focused on exam day, we incorporate stress reduction techniques, such as mindfulness and relaxation exercises, into our course.

Enrollment and Course Access

Enrolling in our preparatory course is easy. Visit our website and drop us a WhatsApp message at +918100356456 or send an email to

Course Registration Fee:

INR 16000 + taxes = INR 18880 inclusive of 18% taxes (GST)


Preparing for the FIPP and CIPS examinations is a challenging but rewarding journey. Our comprehensive preparatory course provides you with the knowledge, resources, and support needed to achieve your certification goals. Enroll today and take the first step towards becoming a certified expert in pain medicine. 🌟

By combining detailed content coverage, expert guidance, and practical preparation strategies, our course sets you on the path to success in your fellowship examinations. Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your career and enhance your expertise in pain medicine.