4Ms Caregiving for Non-Clinician Health System Employees

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Approximately 40 million caregivers in the Unites States provide unpaid care to an adult each year. While there are many rewards to caregiving, the roles that caregivers play can be stressful and can affect caregiver mental and physical health. In this learning module, we provide information about family caregivers, which is an important aspect of What Matters to older adults.

Target Audience

This course is geared towards all non-clinician health system employees who are not engaged in direct clinical care. Once the course is complete, you will have access to a Certificate of Completion.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, which is geared towards non-clinician health system employees, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of identifying a family caregiver when working with older adults
  • Navigate the complexities of communicating with older adults and their caregivers
  • Understand the challenges and positive aspects of caregiving
  • Provide specific support to family caregivers

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Caregiving Authors and Reviewers
Primary Author
Ellen Carbonell, LCSW
Contributing Author
Laurin Mack, PhD

Magdalena Bednarczyk, MD
Kim Dixon, MD
Erin Emery-Tiburcio, PhD, ABPP
Mary Grantner, MA
Cecilia Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL
Elaine Jurkowski, PhD
Mike Koronkowski, PharmD
Michelle Newman, MPH
Sara Qualls, PhD
Sandra Swantek, MD



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