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Free Content Establishing an Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education Center

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To remain viable, academic institutions preparing the future workforce need to be attentive and responsive to changes in the social environment. This is particularly true when considering the preparation of a health care workforce for the field of geriatrics. An Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education Center (IGEC) is an innovative, deliberate, institutional strategy to prepare and deliver an effective healthcare workforce for the future geriatric population. The model and processes for the implementation of such a center are presented.

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Publication date: 01 December 2009

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  • The Journal of Allied Health is the official publication of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP). The Journal is the only interdisciplinary allied health periodical, publishing scholarly works related to research and development, feature articles, research abstracts and book reviews. Readers of the Journal comprise allied health leaders, educators, faculty and students.
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