MDC 7124 - Geriatrics

Description
During the 2-week Geriatrics, students will actively participate in the ongoing, daily care of older adults who have a wide variety of acute and chronic illnesses and abnormal physical findings. Throughout the clerkship students will work with a variety of geriatric focused health professionals as part of the interdisciplinary care team. This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, therapists, certified nursing assistants, and social workers. It is expected that throughout the course of the 2-week clerkship students will be involved with and responsible for admission assessment, discharge planning, ongoing care and management, and working with families. Prerequisite: Enrolled in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
Credits
2
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
MTuWThF
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
2