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.
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.
The ECHO Care of the Elderly team is excited to launch a special 6-week Dementia Series in partnership with the Alzheimer Societies of Ontario and Toronto. The Dementia Series aims to help primary care providers expand their skills and build their capacity in the care of people with dementia.
Sessions run Wednesdays from 3:00pm-4:30pm starting October 30 to December 4, 2019.
If you are interested in participating in the Dementia Series, please apply here
Oct. 30, 2019, 4:30-6:00pm. This 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.