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This quantity addresses the intense have to train group of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric medication and within the layout and supply of well-being and social providers. The ancient improvement of gerontology and geriatric medication and schooling matters are conscientiously thought of with thoughts for curriculum layout. The authors provide state-of-the-art discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny learn. The chapters, written through seminal figures within the box, tackle the severe want for good knowledgeable school and different pros to: teach new and current school and different execs, teach researches to speed up clinical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that handle life-span/life/cycle improvement and similar fabrics, offer self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and lots more and plenty extra.
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J. 08 30 29 22 30 31 27 29 28 27 22 28 31 31 20 26 31 28 17 30 23 26 22 27 27 24 23 22 29 23 19 26 27 a Average number of citations per paper. bThe h-index is the number of papers a scientist has published that have been cited at least the same number of times. 40 ANNUAL REVIEW OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS FUTURE HISTORY The predictions for the future of geriatrics must be based on the past, though quixotic occurrences can produce extraordinarily different outcomes from those predicted. With this caveat, we would like to suggest the following possible future history of geriatrics: 1.
Workforce Needs in the Future 21 Direct-Care Workers The panel had several recommendations related to direct-care workers and informal caregivers. They recommended that states and the federal government increase minimum training standards for all direct-care workers. They further recommended that federal minimum training requirements for certiﬁed nurse assistants and home health aides be raised to at least 120 hours and include demonstration of competence in the care of older adults as a criterion for certiﬁcation.