Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 28, by Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

By Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

This quantity addresses the extreme have to teach team of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric medication and within the layout and supply of overall healthiness and social providers. The historic improvement of gerontology and geriatric drugs and schooling concerns are conscientiously thought of with strategies for curriculum layout. The authors provide state-of-the-art discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny study. The chapters, written via seminal figures within the box, handle the severe desire for good knowledgeable college and different execs to: teach new and current school and different execs, teach researches to speed up medical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that tackle life-span/life/cycle improvement and similar fabrics, offer self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and masses extra.

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In order to develop a sufficient number of faculty with geriatrics expertise who are able to teach other health professionals, the panel recommended expansion 22 ANNUAL REVIEW OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS of the GACA program to cover additional health professions. The panel also recommended the development of loan forgiveness, scholarships, and direct financial incentives for professionals who become geriatrics specialists. Loan forgiveness has shown promise to be effective in the recruitment of geriatrics specialists in South Carolina ( Hirth, Eleazer, & Dever-Bumba, 2008).

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