Promoting Excellence : Teaching and Learning to Care: Training for Caregivers in Long-Term Care

University of Pennsylvania: Teaching and Learning to Care: Training for Caregivers in Long-Term Care

A series of eight instructional modules designed for staff development educators to train direct care staff. Six modules are self-contained instructional modules. Two separate self-study modules are for staff development educators. Module six is specifically for palliative care training.

Educational Tools - Clinician Education

University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Hartford Center of Geriatrics
420 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096

Neville Strumpf, PhD,RN
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The goal of this series is to enable long-term care staff to improve care of the frail elderly. The self-contained instructional modules are used for teaching 20 - 30 minute sessions to direct care staff about risk and prevention, cognitive losses and associated behaviors, and palliative care.

linical training, nurse training

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Posted October 2004

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit for more resources.

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