Course Number: 140.03
Course Title: Clinical Geriatrics
Course Description: This elective explores geriatric medicine and how multiple disciplines work within a skilled nursing home. Students will work on a mini-interprofessional team, with pharmacy and physical therapy students, learning about common geriatric conditions and caring for geriatric patients at the VA Community Living Center (CLC). The majority of activities will be at the CLC but students will also visit On Lok (a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly site) and the VA Acute Care for Elders Unit.
Prerequisites: Medicine 110 or FCM 110 strongly recommended.
Activities: Block Elective
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No