Gerontologic education for allied health professionals

Kevan H. Namazi, Gordon Green

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-26
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Allied Health
Volume32
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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