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Geriatric pharmacology and pharmacotherapy education for health professionals and students: a systematic review

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KEIJSERS, Karen (UMC Utrecht, Geriatric Medicine (B05.256), Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Hensbergen, L. (UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Jacobs, L. (UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Brouwers, J.R.B.J. (Expertise Centre Pharmacotherapy in Old Persons, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Wildt, D.J. (UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Cate, T.H.J. (UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Jansen, P.A.F. (Expertise Centre Pharmacotherapy in Old Persons, Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Abstract:


    Given the reported high rates of medication errors, especially in elderly, we hypothesize that the current curricula do not devote enough time to teaching geriatric pharmacology.

    This review explores quantity and nature of geriatric pharmacology education in health professionals’ undergraduate and postgraduate curricula.




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Last update 4 October 2019

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