The University of Victoria is offering this online course to support those working with older adults in long-term, acute and home care from March 2 - April 6, 2018. To learn more or register click here.

This course will provide and enhance the knowledge and awareness of dementia to front-line workers, enabling them to provide quality care for persons with dementia. Learners will actively use the U-First approach to understand the person living with dementia and their behaviour while engaging in meaningful dialogue with the care team to ensure individualized support for the person with dementia. Learners will also practice person-centred care and effective communication strategies to enhance the quality of life for people with dementia. To learn more or register click here.

This 5 week online course is presented by Bobbi Symes and the University of Victoria and is intended to support those working with older adults in long-term, acute and home care. Registrants will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Learn how to design, implement and evaluate a fall prevention program, cost is $225 and requires a textbook. To register please click here.

This condensed module explores the process of Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent.  The module is self-directed and allows the user to move through the slides at their own page. There is narration which can be disable if preferred. Approximately 30 minutes. To register for this education please sign up here.

This course is designed for health care providers’ working in long-term care, continuing education and professional development to build capacity and support conversations with individuals and their families about the process of Advance Care Planning and how it is embedded in legislation. To register for this course please sign up here.

This course is designed for health care providers’ working in primary care, continuing education and professional development to build capacity and support conversations with individuals and their families about the process of Advance Care Planning and how it is embedded in legislation. To register for this course please sign up here.

This online course developed by the East Toronto Health Link (ETHeL) ACP Working Croup and Clinical Advisory Council consists of 4 modules about Advance Care Planning and covers what providers should know and do, what patients need to know and do and how to initiate ACP conversations.

These free e-learning resources developed by the American Alzheimer Association provide helpful information for a variety of issues related to dementia care, such as early detection, dementia conversations, etc.

This free online course is offered by the University of Tasmania.  While not specifically designed for informal caregivers it is designed to be accessible to anyone with a general interest in dementia.  This is a 5 week online course which reviews the latest research into factors that may modify the risks of developing dementia.  In order to sign up for the next course you must sign up at https://mooc.utas.edu.au/sign-up.  

This free online course is offered by the University of Tasmania.  While not specifically designed for informal caregivers it is designed to be accessible to anyone with a general interest in dementia.  This is an easily accessible 9 week online course which builds upon the latest international research on dementia.  To sign up for the next course you must sign up at https://mooc.utas.edu.au/sign-up.  

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