Multiprofessional Care Integration Challenges

Ageing

Comprehensive health care in ageing

21-I10
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April 7th 2021 - May 5th 2021
COURSE COORDINATORS
Ana Jorge (MD)
COURSE PRESENTATION
Aging requires competent responses from society and health services, based on specific knowledge and appropriate practices. The covid-19 pandemic brings new requirements.

The multidisciplinary course aims to present and discuss the latest knowledge in the pathophysiology of aging, the most frequent geriatric syndromes, questioning the polymedication and the therapeutic conciliation, in the context of the covid-19 pandemic, discussing the ethical issues of the end of life, rehabilitation and communication issues.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Health professionals, Doctors, Pharmacists, Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists and Social Services Graduates
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. To acquire new knowledge and develop skills in approaching the problem of aging in a comprehensive way.
  2. To reconcile the progress of knowledge and practice with the context of each patient considering the family and the social context and ethical and spiritual values.
ADMISSION CRITERIA
  • CV and Motivation Letter 
  
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