Sageducation

sageducation.ca (sage-du-ca-shun) is the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health’s customized Learning Content Management System (LCMS).  Some of the material found on sageducation.ca is open for your use at any time. Should you choose to access and use any materials please make a specific reference to the author and its source.

We offer two streams of education: Courses for Health Care Professionals and for PSWs, Individuals & Caregivers.  Click on the options below for more information.

Sageducation GOLD Courses for Health Care ProfessionalsThe CSAH Continuing Education GOLD courses for Health Care Professionals have been developed to support continuing education for health care professionals. These courses are designed to accommodate the HCP in the workplace, with the option of following our '101' series of condensed introductory courses with the option of following a more in-depth comprehensive coverage of the particular health issue.

These lessons provide relevant and engaging information, designed to run between 10 and 20 minutes.  There are helpful 'Pre and Post Assessment Quizzes' that help reinforce the learning and retention of the material. 

Sageducation GOLD Courses for PSWs, Individuals & CaregiversThe CSAH Continuing Education GOLD courses for PSWs, Individuals & Caregivers have been developed to support educational initiatives for Personal Support Workers, Trained Volunteers and Family Caregivers. 

These lessons provide relevant and engaging information, designed to run between 10 and 20 minutes.  There are optional 'Pre and Post Assessment Quizzes' that help reinforce the learning and retention of the material.

Sageducation GOLD Overview Courses for Heath Care ProfessionalsThis series of GOLD Overview courses provides a foundation for understanding, recognizing, assessing and managing health care concerns in the older adult.  Each topic includes short narrated modules that focus on these four themes.  

 These courses consiste of condensed Lesson modules, each of which take no more than 15 minutes to view.

Please note that viewing the modules in these courses are open to the public.  However in order to access the Course Completion Certificates for these topics, you must be a registered user and enrolled in the course.

 

See our Education & Training Navigator below for more ongoing Continuing Education Events and Resources of interest to both professional and non-professional caregivers who care for the elderly...


Education & Training Navigator

Nov 27-29, 2019 in Waterloo, ON. This award-winning, evidence-informed training program for those who support people living with dementia. The interactive, 3-day Train-the-Trainer workshop is designed for team members of organizations that are interested in building capacity to train and support their entire teams. Learn more and register here.

November 14, 2019 from 10am - 3pm at the Newmarket Community Centre. This interactive workshop will address sensory loss - characteristics and implications, total communication approach, communication systems, introduction ot sign language - signed exact English, simulations - interactive sensory loss simulations.  To learn more or to register click here.

November 4th to December 1, 2019. This online workshop for healthcare and other professionals aims to help participants understand the importance and implications of neuroscience as professionals working with older adults, including i) better understanding ourselves, ii) understanding why we are so wired to connect socially with others, iii) exploring what deep safety is to the brain and how we use it to promote well-being and that of those under our care, and iv) implementing an organizational model of dementia care based on neuroscience and mindfulness. To learn more or to register click here.

Oct. 30, 2019, 4:30-6:00pmThis free webinar is offered by Queen's University's Continuing Professional Development office.  By the end of this overview participants will be able to integrate learning about the processes of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in their clinical decision making processes.  This is one in a series of upcoming webinars. To learn more or to register click here.

A number of educational opportunities are scheduled in South East Ontario to support volunteers, caregivers and health care professionals improve their ability to care for people with potentially life-limiting illness. To view the 2019-2020 calendar click here.