Course Details

Caring for Patients with Challenging Behaviours – May 2019

A course designed to enhance your ability to understand/manage patients displaying challenging behaviours related to brain injury or cognitive impairment resulting from a medical condition.

Date Learning Hours Non-HHS Fee($) HHS Fee($) CCHL Fee($) Location
2019/05/29 7 350 250 350 Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Rms: 1-014A & 1-014B
Sessions:

Date: 29-05-2019 All Day

Course Description:

Caring for Patients with Challenging Behaviours: Behaviour Management Principles and Strategies

LEADS Domain: Achieve Results

Learning Hours: 7

Cost (HHS Staff and Physicians): $250

Cost (Non-HHS): $350

Cost (CCHL Members): $350

Date: May 29, 2019

Time: 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Rms: 1-014A & 1-014B

Target Audience: Those who care for, and/or interact with, patients who display challenging behaviours.


Course Description:

This program is designed to enhance caregiver ability to understand and manage adult patients displaying challenging behaviours related to brain injury or cognitive impairment resulting from a medical condition.  The program includes an introduction to applied behaviour analysis principles. Participants will leave with practical behaviour management strategies, mechanisms and tools to monitor outcomes and progress.


Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain what constitutes “behaviour” and what factors may contribute to challenging behaviour
  • Identify practical behavioural management strategies which may be implemented in a clinical setting
  • Assess, plan and document care effectively
  • Identify strategies and tools used to monitor progress and outcomes while assessing and addressing challenging behaviour.

 

Faculty Team:

Community Intervention Coordinators – Crisis Management Team: Acquired Brain Injury Program
Eugene Uchida & Rebecca Bond, Community Intervention Coordinators, Acquired Brain Injury Program, Hamilton Health Sciences

 

Special Course Features:

This program includes case scenario presentations and role plays.  Participants will use and leave with a handout package including assessment and treatment tools.