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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Geriatrics.,
  • Geriatric health care teams -- Training.,
  • Older people -- Medical care.,
  • Geriatrics -- education.,
  • Inservice Training -- methods.,
  • Patient Care Team -- organization& administration.,
  • Models, Organizational.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Eugenia L. Siegler ... [et al.].
ContributionsSiegler, Eugenia L.
LC ClassificationsRC952.5 .G4432 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL350942M
ISBN 100826112102
LC Control Number98010334

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This paper describes a feasibility study of the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training (GITT ) program focused on providing interprofessional care to complex and frail older adults with multiple chronic conditions. A concurrent triangulation mixed-methods design facilitated program implementation and evaluation. Over three years ( Cited by: 7. Educational Objectives 1. To demonstrate the importance of training health care professionals in inter-disciplinary teamwork and geriatric health issues. 2. To increase one’s knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various disciplines involved in interdisciplinary : Rita Jablonski, David A. Cifu, Peter A. Boling, Patricia Slattum, A. Leigh Peyton, F. Ellen Netting. PACE in Rural Areas: A Curriculum Development Guide for Training Health Professionals in Interdisciplinary Geriatric Care 4 Interdisciplinary team members will contribute needs assessment and care planning informa-tion from multiple locations. The curriculum will need to address the coordination and exchange of this information.   The John A. Hartford Foundation initiated the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training (GITT) program over two decades ago and demonstrated these very points. 14 In practice, however, there is still a sense that the number of people in the room dictates the quality of care with more people meaning better care. Nurses know this is not the case and we could do much to improve our .

Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program. Revised August This brief guide has been written to help health care providers understand the fundamentals of effective team work. It is based on the work of many authors, some in the medical field, but also some from other industries. Reviewing the training curricula for Geriatric Medicine from the UK, European Union, Ireland and the USA, whilst all endorse a knowledge of multidisciplinary working, only the US curriculum specifically encourages team training and evaluation [38– 41]. It seems ironic then that the specialty that for so long has relied on its team based. Geriatric Health Care Team (Click on the position titles listed below to read a full description) and social problems. Also, because of their unique qualifications and training, geriatricians are often similar to those of a physician. NPs may choose to specialize in family, pediatric or geriatric nursing. In , the John A. Hartford Foundation funded eight programs nationally to create Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training (GITT) programs. Faculty trained 1, health professions students. The results of the evaluation, including presentation of new measures developed to assess interdisciplinary knowledge, are presented, and the implications of the program as a model of interdisciplinary .

Partnership for Health in Aging Workgroup on Interdisciplinary Team Training in Geriatrics. Position statement on interdisciplinary team training in geriatrics: An essential component of quality healthcare for older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. ; –   The research for this book is based on the study of PACE teams as they were the only larger interdisciplinary teams in existence at that time. This book illustrates the dynamics and cycles of team as team members change, That a level of discomfort and tension has to be present but with respect and dignity for all s: 2. Completely updated and revised, the Fifth Edition includes several new chapters, including demographic trends, age friendly health systems, payment reform and impact, the VA health system, self-care and management, impact on familial relations, vulnerable populations, building geriatric interdisciplinary teams, advance care planning, caregiver information, spiritual assessment, senior hunger, and . Audience: As noted by the title, the book is directed towards the interdisciplinary care team. The chapters focus on the homeless and the issues surrounding this population, such as Price: $