By Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard
This quantity addresses the intense have to train body of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric drugs and within the layout and supply of overall healthiness and social companies. The ancient improvement of gerontology and geriatric drugs and schooling concerns are rigorously thought of with strategies for curriculum layout. The authors supply state-of-the-art discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny study. The chapters, written by means of seminal figures within the box, handle the serious desire for good informed school and different pros to: train new and latest college and different execs, teach researches to speed up medical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that tackle life-span/life/cycle improvement and comparable fabrics, supply self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and masses extra.
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Out of a total of 351 residency programs in pharmacy, there are only 10 residency programs in geriatric pharmacy, with one fellowship position in Alzheimer’s disease (IOM, 2008). In social work, 40% of schools lack faculty in aging. Eighty percent of bachelors programs have no coursework in aging. Less than one-third (29%) of masters (MSW) programs offer an aging focus. A point of signiﬁcant concern is that in the 1980s, almost half of MSW programs offered specialization in aging (IOM, 2008). There are challenges with recruiting geriatrics specialists in the various health disciplines for several reasons.
D. Rockwood, K. Barzilai, N. Yaffe, K. Gandy, S. E. Lipsitz, L. A. Fox, N. Penninx, B. W. J. H. Simonsick, E. M. Cohen, H. J. Seeman, T. A. Mulsant, B. H. Doody, R. S. Baumgartner, R. N. Herrup, K. Launer, L. Gilman, S. Lyketsos, C. G. Roher, A. E. Inouye, S. K. Steffens, D. Balducci, L. Visser, M. Resnick, B. Corti, M. C. Ganguli, M. Evans, W. J. 08 30 29 22 30 31 27 29 28 27 22 28 31 31 20 26 31 28 17 30 23 26 22 27 27 24 23 22 29 23 19 26 27 a Average number of citations per paper. bThe h-index is the number of papers a scientist has published that have been cited at least the same number of times.
G. Roher, A. E. Inouye, S. K. Steffens, D. Balducci, L. Visser, M. Resnick, B. Corti, M. C. Ganguli, M. Evans, W. J. 08 30 29 22 30 31 27 29 28 27 22 28 31 31 20 26 31 28 17 30 23 26 22 27 27 24 23 22 29 23 19 26 27 a Average number of citations per paper. bThe h-index is the number of papers a scientist has published that have been cited at least the same number of times. 40 ANNUAL REVIEW OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS FUTURE HISTORY The predictions for the future of geriatrics must be based on the past, though quixotic occurrences can produce extraordinarily different outcomes from those predicted.
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 28, 2008: Gerontological and Geriatric Education by Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard