The number of elderly in the population is increasing considerably, and by the mid-21st century the projected number will reach 80 million. Such a large increase places a great demand for experts in all allied health professions to be prepared to provide age-specific health care services to this cohort. This article introduces an alternative approach called modularization of gerontology courses, to include adequate and discipline-specific gerontologic education into the many and varied curricula of the allied health schools.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Allied Health|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health