NOTE: AS OF MAY 1, 2007 THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER OFFERED; HOWEVER, THE MATERIALS REMAIN ACCESSIBLE ON THE WEBSITE.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL GOALS
Established with a $1 million donation to the University of Toronto from Mrs. Margaret Anderson in memory of her husband, the Ian Anderson Continuing Education Program in End-of-Life Care will educate 10,000 primary care physicians and specialists across Canada over a five-year period to deal with issues surrounding death and dying. It will also hold conferences relevant to dying in critical sectors including healthcare institutions and educators, media and government.
The lasting legacy of the program will be a network of physicians across Canada who have been trained to care for patients who are terminally ill, as well as helping to shape and remold the attitudes towards dying among physicians, legislators, media and the public.
The Ian Anderson Program promotes a variety of educational techniques including small group problem-based learning, case-based teaching and distance learning. We are committed to integrating our approaches with existing programs and interactive networks. We identify local opinion leaders in order to empower physicians to teach others within their communities. The modules can be adapted to teaching styles based on regional concerns and cultural factors. As an accredited national continuing education program, the education program is tailored to the needs of both family physicians and specialists.
The web site provides links to informative sites on the Internet for both physicians and the general public and, in time, will support on-line self-directed study.
TEACHING MODULES & OBJECTIVES
The Ian Anderson Program consists of 13 teaching modules:
Each module includes a case and teaching tips in addition to core content. PowerPoint presentations accompany each module for use by facilitators in their teaching.
These modules are available in PDF versions on this web site. To access the modules please click on the button at the bottom of this page.
David Ryan, PhD, C Psych (co-author)
Pediatric Palliative Care
Yarrow McConnell (co-author)
Appendix II – The Law in Ontario
Abrahams, BSc,MBChB, CCFP (co-author)
Perspectives on Death and Dying
The Last Hours
Palliative Care –
Standards and Models
NOTE: AS OF MAY 1, 2007 THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCREDITED; HOWEVER, THE MATERIALS REMAIN ACCESSIBLE ON THE WEBSITE.
Anderson Program events are accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. One-day Opinion Leader conferences have been granted six hours of MAINPRO-C by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The two-day combined Core Knowledge and Opinion Leader program has 12 hours of MAINPRO-C accreditation. In addition, each module is individually accredited for two hours of MAINPRO-C when used in a problem-based small group setting of ten or fewer participants; this allows a group the choice of studying all of the modules or selecting particular ones based on its perceived educational needs. The Opinion Leader and small group events are each designated as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
MSc, MD, FRCPC