Education & Training
The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health has a proven ability to create, adapt and translate knowledge-to-practice resources suitable for a variety of learners and clinical settings. We are dedicated to ensuring readily accessible educational resources relevant to multiple sectors and topics that can be shared using a variety of web-based tools.
The Education & Training section has learner-focussed educational resources and links about the care of the elderly for health professional students, including medical, nursing and allied health. It also contains information useful for graduate health professionals, continuing education and caregivers and other community workers interested in seniors' health as described below under our Gerontological Online Learning & Development [GOLD] Courses which can be accessed through our online learning site, sageducation.
CSAH partnered with Queen’s University and other educational institutions to create these libraries of Continuous Learning Resources that support the site specific care of the elderly in Primary Care, Hospital Care and Long-term settings.
The 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.
Each Course provides 4 lesson modules which take 15 to 20 minutes to complete.
The 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.
This series of GOLD Overview courses provides a foundation for understanding, recognizing, assessing and managing health care concerns in the older adult.
These courses are condense for quick reference as each narrated lesson module takes no more than 15 minutes to review.
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...