Resources designed for health professionals to help with attitudinal competencies and communication skills that are essential for the care of older adults.
This program, or 'toolkit', is grounded in evidence and our own research, and consists of an online course, a video case study, and other resources to help improve attitudes and communication skills essential for the care of older adults. Financial support for this project was provided by the Labarge Foundation.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Proficiency (Mainpro+®) Program of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Self-study using e-learning modules is included under the Non-Certified Self-Learning credit category. Any non-certified activity is generally eligible for one non-certified credit per hour.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Self-study using e-learning modules is included as an example of a Section 2 activity. Reviewing enduring materials is generally valued at 0.5 credit per topic. However, additional research/self-study using the e-learning can also be submitted as Personal Learning Projects (PLPs) where you will earn two (2) credits per hour.
We estimate that this activity should take 1 hour.
An interprofessional, person-centred approach to the care of the older adult. This video will walk you through a patient scenario regarding the care of the older adult.
Interactive teaching guide from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
This fact sheet addresses relevant issues about sexuality and older adults.
This resource reviews the problem of health literacy and includes practical tips.
For more information: McMasterOptimalAging.org
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