• Duración:
    5 semanas
  • Dedicación:
    1–3 horas por semana
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Sobre este curso

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If you are currently a caregiver or if you expect to become one, you'll want to learn more about supporting the care needs of older adults. This course was designed specifically for you!

This course is one of several that were developed to offer the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a role as a caretaker to an older adult. This is a four-part, self-paced interactive course that offers an introduction to caregiving and is designed to complement other courses we offer.

Lo que aprenderás

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  • Who caregivers are and what role they play
  • Adults who need care and the process of aging
  • The social and emotional needs of an older adult
  •  How to keep an older adult  - and yourself  - safe

Plan de estudios

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Section 1: Who are carers and what they do
  • Carer Terminology
  • Carer Role & Characteristics
  • Assessment
Section 2: Whom will you be caring for and the process of aging
  • Opening poll
  • Body systems
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Digestive system
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Nervous System
  • Respiratory System
  • Urinary System
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Skin
  • Taste & Smell
  • Other Chronic Illnesses or Diseases & Comorbidity
  • Assessment
Section 3: Social and Emotional needs of an Older Person
  • Reflection
  • Experience of Loss
  • Social and Emotional Needs
  • Assessment
Section 4: How to keep an older person and yourself as the carer safe
  • Reflection
  • Changes to sensory, physical, and mental abilities and risk of self-injury
  • Unsafe environment
  • Risk to Self
  • Assessment

Conoce a tus instructores

Carl Sundberg
MD, PhD, Head of Department, Dept. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME)
KIx: Karolinska Institutet
Anneliese Lilienthal
CARE Course Manager & Producer, Unit for Bioentrepreneurship, Dept. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME)
KIx: Karolinska Institutet
Laurie Owen
Learning and Development Manager
Home Instead Senior Care, USA
Elizabeth Muir
Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice, Faculty of Medicine
Imperial College London

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This course is developed through CARE (https://care-campus.eu) - a unique partnership of academic institutions, companies, and governmental agencies that monitor the needs, support, and quality of care necessary to provide their citizens.

This course focuses on caregivers across Europe and has been supported by EIT Health, which promotes healthy living, active aging and improvements in healthcare. More information on the courses, work and resources can be found at https://care-campus.eu.