Seminar on Active Ageing, Service Learning and Interprofessional Education Past Event
The provision of health services for the ageing is a major challenge worldwide. The School held a "Seminar on Active Ageing, Service Learning and Interprofessional Education" on June 16, 2017 to enhance the health service to the ageing group by providing an overview of varies ageing-related topics to professional practitioners. Professor Chia-Chin Lin, Acting Head of the School, extended a warm welcome to the audiences, and introduced the distinguished guest speakers. Professor Jessy Shih-Chung Kang, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Deputy Vice President, Academic Affairs, National Taiwan University, presented the "Inter-professional education in Taiwan: Smart Ageing Design". "T-workshops" and "D-courses", which were about how students from different fields learnt to develop products for smart ageing, were introduced.
Professor Chia-Chi Chang, Professor & Director of School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, introduced the “Research Center of Active Ageing in Taiwan”.
Dr Megan Liu, Assistant Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, demonstrated “Service, Learning, and Service-Learning in Taiwan”.
The seminar was fruitful and widened the horizon of the audiences. They found the active ageing approach undertaken by health professionals useful and inspiring.