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Showing 1 - 10 of 29 for geriatrics
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to describe the opportunities and challenges of a curricular review process in an entry-level doctor of physical therapy geriatric curriculum. The curricular review process utilized an external interprofessional...
There is a widening gap between the health care needs of older persons and the treatment skills of the health care professionals who serve them. This gap is especially severe in rural areas, where there is a shortage of and inadequate collaboration...
The need for osteopathic geriatric academic leaders who are educators and researchers is well recognized. The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine's Geriatric Residency program, a federally funded...
Elyse Perweiler Dec 23, 2014
Residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation may not contain a formal curriculum in geriatric patient care. A multidimensional geriatric curriculum to third and fourth year physical medicine and rehabilitation residents was implemented to...
Summary Findings from an exploratory factor analysis on the 21 item 'attitudes towards health care teams' (Heinemann et al. , 1999) are reported. Using data collected as part of an innovative educational program on geriatric team training...
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the use of an inter-professional care team on patient length of stay and payer charges in a geriatric transitional care unit. METHODS: An analysis of de-identified administrative records...
Barbara Brandt Nov 10, 2014
Each of the fields of geriatrics and interdisciplinary practice intensifies the usefulness and effectiveness of the other. Combining geriatrics and interdisciplinary practice also magnifies the complexity of two singularly complex fields. However, the...
Theresa J.K. Drinka Nov 7, 2014
The practice of geriatrics frequently involves the services of an interdisciplinary team. Behavior of team members exists on a functional continuum, from adaptive to maladaptive. Health professionals readily identify maladaptive behaviors in patients,...
Theresa J.K. Drinka Nov 7, 2014
Interdisciplinary health care teams (IHTs) are essential for the delivery of health care to frail elderly persons. Teaching professionals how to function in health care teams is difficult. Educators often use linear group development theories for...
Theresa J.K. Drinka Nov 7, 2014
Business settings, which increasingly promote the value of teamwork and self‐directed work teams (SDWTs), offer a popular model for team development training. SDWTs are formal, permanent organizational structures or units empowered...
Theresa J.K. Drinka Nov 7, 2014
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