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
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
To use this tool:
This tool may be purchased from the website listed below.
To view this tool:
Visit the website: www.nursing.upenn.edu/centers/hcgne/gero_tips/TLC/default.htm
Posted October 2004
University of Pennsylvania overview page
# UP13, type:clinician_education
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 PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.