Webinar Sessions

To view a listing and description of Webinar sessions, please see below or download the PDF .

Rosehaven Webinar Sessions are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 1400-1530 hrs.

To Register

If you have questions or concerns, contact the Rosehaven Provincial Program:.

Tel: 780-679-2012
E-mail: rosehavenprogrameducation@bethanygrp.ca


Webinar Sessions 2017-2018

September 19, 2017
This module will assist you with identifying the common clinical features of schizophrenia and schizophrenia in the elderly client. We will also discuss the practice of person-centred care and focus on care strategies and support for clients displaying suspiciousness, depression or hostility.

Developing Relationships While Maintaining Boundaries
October 17, 2017
In this module, we will define professional boundaries and discuss boundary challenges that may arise with clients and families. We will discuss the differences in boundary violation and boundary crossing and identify steps to take if a boundary crossing or violation has occurred. Learners will have a greater awareness of the need to establish and maintain professional boundaries related to their work.

Role Renewal
November 21, 2017
We will discuss the importance of roles through our life stages and the consequences of role transitions and loss, particularly among the elderly. We will review the Role Assessment and discuss role replacement programs.

Common Forms of Dementia
December 19, 2017
This module will provide a definition of dementia and discuss the four major types: Alzheimer’s Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and Fronto-Temporal Dementia. Discussion will involve the clinical features of each, and explain how treatment varies among the four types.

Parkinson’s Disease
January 16, 2018
This module describes Parkinson’s Disease, prevalence and possible causes. The discussion will include the identification of early clinical symptoms, the cardinal signs of Parkinson’s Disease, and the role of health care workers in caring for clients with Parkinson’s Disease.

Sexuality & Intimacy in Continuing Care
February 20, 2018
We will discuss values, beliefs and attitudes related to sexuality and intimacy among elderly clients (with or without dementia). We will explore the perspective of the elderly client and how family beliefs can influence choices. This module suggests approaches that support sexual health and intimacy with regard to elderly clients in continuing care. Finally, we will discuss issues that are specific to our LGBTQ+ clients in continuing care settings.

Creating a Therapeutic Relationship
March 20, 2018
In this module, we will define person-centred-care and discuss verbal and non-verbal communication. We will review communication strengths and weaknesses in cognitively impaired clients, and identify strategies and prompts to support their independence. Learners will develop greater empathy for clients, which will be reflected in the care they provide.

Leadership in Continuing Care (Health Care Professional Level)
April 17, 2018
In this module, participants will recognize leadership competencies in themselves and others, and discuss how emotional intelligence is developed. We will examine taking initiative, identifying opportunities to promote emotional intelligence competencies, and incorporating these in the workplace.

Pain in the Elderly
May 15, 2018
In this module, we will discuss pain in the elderly client and identify possible causes. We will discuss care strategies and tools that can assist the health care provider in identifying pain in the elderly, both verbal and non-verbal. We will explore therapeutic approaches to pain management, both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic.