CSAH partners with Queen’s University and other educational institutions to support both self-paced and facilitated online learning in aging and health. We offer age-related course material to support a range of learners needs.
The Core Geriatrics Curriculum includes topics routinely covered within the undergraduate and resident teachings in Geriatric Medicine at Queen's University. Materials will also be relevant to other health professional groups.
CSAH is passionate about lifelong learning for health care providers and others working with older adults. We have partnered with community agencies, long-term care and hospitals to provide evidenced based practice information through in-person, web-based and blended learning opportunities. Visit Sageduction to find archived presentations from our long-term care continuous professional development series, public talks as well as material from past conferences and workshops.
Oct 7-8th 2019, 8:00AM-4:00PM EST. This series will include formal didactic sessions on dementia, delirium, depression, mobility, falls, capacity and living with risk. Afternoons will include integrated case-based sessions ocused on the formal didactic session topics with additional discussions on elder abuse, pain, nutrition and driving. For more information and registration click here.
Co-developed with geriatric clinical experts from Ontario, on behalf of the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario, the sfCare Learning Series comprises introductory educational modules for clinicians, along with supporting posters and patient handouts on 7 key clinical topics: delirium, mobility, polypharmacy, pain, loneliness, nutrition, and urinary incontinence.
How can these modules and tools benefit clinicians, geriatric specialists, and healthcare organizations?
Clinicians and geriatric specialists can use the posters and patient handouts as tools to support patient and caregiver engagement and patient self-management.
Organizations can use the education modules to implement a new clinical training program or replace or refresh their current clinical training program.
Clinicians in any sector who would like to learn more about providing excellent care for frail older adults can use the education modules for self-study.
A learning series is currently under development for caregivers as well as personal support workers. We will also be creating more advanced modules for clinicians.
Project ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound sessions will be starting in June 2019. This program provides continuing education / continuous professional development credits and provides participants an opportunity to learn from each other, acquire knowledge, skills, increase competency and build a strong community of practice. Participants become part of a supportive community of practice and an inter-professional team. Wound and skin care issues include diabetic foot ulcers, pressure injuries (ulcers), venous leg ulcers and common dermatological issues related to wounds e.g. hidradenitis suppurativa. To learn more or to register click here.
Baycrest, in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, is excited to announce Cycle 4 of “Project ECHO Care of the Elderly” (ECHO COE), a telehealth education program with didactic presentations and case-based learning that aims to help primary care providers build capacity in the care of older adults. The sessions run weekly from April 10 – July 17, 2019 on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 PM EST. For more information, please see the pdf downloads or click here.