Health care reform and the changing training needs for those who care for the elderly
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Other professions or practice related to public health
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related public policy
Describe how health care reform may affect the care and health of the elderly Discuss the ways that training programs may need to change and adapt to meet these new condtions Identify how to link the public health and prevention approaches to clinical care in work with the elderly Analyze innovative and evidence-based approaches for work with elderly people that are currently being used
Keyword(s): Elderly, Health Care Reform
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University which includes nursing, pharmacy and public health programs. We focus on increasing interprofessional and patient-centered care with a recognition of the importance of the social determinants of health. I am geriatric nurse with many years of patient care experience in multiple settings, a member of the Institute of Medicine,the American Academy of Nursing and the Gerontological Society of America.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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