Transitioning to Adult Care for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

Transitioning to Adult Care for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

Online Course

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

Course Format: 4 x 15-minute interactive online modules
Online: anytime, anywhere on any device

Online Module from Vancouver BC

Overview

Transitioning to Adult Care for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

This is a short online continuing medical education course designed to educate health providers on ways to better facilitate the continuity of care for youth with chronic health conditions and disabilities who are transitioning from paediatric care to the adult care system.

How to access the eLearning course

STEP 1: Login to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca

  • Click “Login in” top right or go directly to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca/login/index.php
  • If you already have a login for the UBC CPD eLearning site you can use the login that you had previously, otherwise:
  • Create an account by clicking  “Create new account” and follow the steps (you will receive a confirmation email)

STEP 2: Now that you are logged in, access the course

Skills Gained

  • Recognize barriers to and risks at transition to adult care for youth with chronic health conditions and disabilities (CHC/Ds).
  • Identify practical strategies and/or tools to facilitate transition and transfer.
  • Identify common concerns of adolescents with disabilities or chronic illness that may be affected by their condition.
  • Identify challenges family physicians/primary care providers should anticipate in their young adult patients with CHC/Ds who are transitioning from paediatric to adult health care.
  • Identify effective approaches to building rapport with young adult patients with CHC/Ds.
  • Identify common barriers to adherence to medical care with patients with CHC/Ds.
  • Identify methods for promoting adherence and motivation in adolescent and young adult patients with CHC/Ds.
  • Identify key aspects of transition that are unique to the experiences of young adults with cognitive impairment/developmental disabilities and their families and caregivers.
  • Identify strategies family physicians/primary care providers can use to integrate young adults with significant developmental and intellectual disabilities into their practice.
  • Identify resources for addressing specific issues in transition for youth with significant developmental and intellectual disabilities such as decision-making, communication, adaptive functioning and health and health service utilization.

Cost

Free

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Target Audience:

Physicians and other primary care practitioners managing patients who are on medical leave from work.

Target Audience:

Family physicians and international medical graduates

Location:
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver  British Columbia
Canada

Contact

Kate Campbell (kate.c@ubc.ca), Senior Instructional Designer
Allison Macbeth (allison.m@ubc.ca), Senior Research Assistant

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