Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introducing the Course

    • Welcome to FINE Cares!

    • Course Creators and Instructors

    • Course Mechanics

  • 2

    Chapter I: Understanding the Elderly

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Definition of Terms

    • Lesson: Characteristics of Aging

    • Lesson: Attitudes toward Aging

    • Lesson: Physiological Aging

    • Supplemental Learning: Understanding the Normal Aging process

    • Supplemental Learning: Why do our bodies age?

    • Lesson: Psychosocial Aging

    • Supplemental Learning: What do we see?

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Caring for the Elderly

    • C2 - Learning Outcomes

    • Lesson: What is Caregiving?

    • Supplemental Learning: What is a Caregiver?

    • Lesson: Communicating with the Elderly part 1

    • Lesson: Communicating with the Elderly part 2

    • Lesson: Communicating with Elderly part 3

    • Supplemental Learning: Communicating with Older Adults

    • Lesson: Securing the Elderly's Safety

    • Supplemental Learning: Elder Abuse

  • 4

    C2.1: Caring for the Elderly - Supporting ADLs

    • Skill Development: Assisting the Elderly in Ambulation

    • Skill Development: Assisting the Elderly in Bathing

    • Skill Development: Assisting the Elderly in Oral Hygiene

    • Skill Development: Assisting the Elderly in Sitting & Transferring

    • Lesson: Nutrition

  • 5

    C2.2: Managing the Home with an Elderly by Clean Greenius

    • Introduction

    • Increasing Quality of Life For Everybody

    • How to Conduct Family Huddles

    • Communication

    • Creating Schedules and Activities

    • Designing and Implementing Worflows

    • Space and Safety Considerations

    • Keeping the House Tidy

    • How to Maintain a Tidy Home

    • Bonus Lists to Help Manage the Home

  • 6

    Chapter 3: Caring for the Ill and/or Injured Elderly

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Supplemental Learning: Heart Attack Vs Cardiac Arrest Vs Stroke

    • Supplemental Learning: Fall in the Elderly

    • Supplemental Learning: Hypothermia in the Elderly

    • Skill Development: SBAR

    • Lesson: Common Illness Among The Elderly

  • 7

    Chapter 4: Preparing for the Journey

    • Supplemental Learning: United Nations' Principles for Older Persons

    • Supplemental Learning: Tips in Managing Caregiver Stress