Introducing Health Compass
Health Compass is an interactive online course accessible on the PHSA LearningHub. It is is a self-guided, learner-driven journey that includes activities, opportunities for reflection, and additional tools to support your learning. Health Compass is also available as a full resource guide that can be integrated in whole or in part into education and training processes.
Health Compass is divided into four modules:
Introduces mental health promoting concepts and principles, and their application to health care
Focuses on self-awareness, self-reflection, and the development of interpersonal and communication skills
Concentrates on the role of teams in supporting patient and family mental wellbeing, and highlights oportunities for interprofessional team practice
Explores how organizations can promote patient and family mental wellbeing by creating healthy organizational cultures
Development of Health Compass was led by BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, with partnering agencies across PHSA: BC Cancer Agency, BC Centre for Disease Control, BC Children's Hospital & Sunny Hill Health Centre, and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.
Health Compass was developed in an interative process, with and by stakeholders, defined by:
Collaboration between an Interprofessional Steering Committee, Interdisciplinary Advisory Committee, and International Expert Reference Group
Consultation with health care professionals, content experts, and patients and families
Engagement of 130 pilot test evaluation participants from across PHSA