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Geriatrics Program Development in Low and Middle Income Countries

University of California, San Francisco, United States

The purpose is to build capacity to provide geriatrics services (medical, psychiatric, physical therapy, dentistry, occupational therapy, speech and nutrition therapy) in areas of very low access to geriatric care. 

Additional info

This opportunity is best provided on site, after review of existing resources and identification of individual clinicians (including community health workers) with significant interest in developing geriatric care.  Training will be didactic and clinical case-based, on site in hospital, clinic, and community settings.   Engagement of administrative and governmental bodies will be included. 

Key Information

Audience / ParticipantsCommunity Leader(s), Health Care Administrator(s), Health Care Clinician(s) - Nurse(s), Health Care Clinician(s) - Physician(s), Health Care Professional(s) (Not listed - please specify), Individual (client of healthcare system), Non-Governmental Organization Employee(s), Policy-Maker(s)
Trainee number11-30
Complexity of TrainingAdvanced
Language(s) of instructionEnglish
Format of TrainingHybrid (Online and In-person)
Training Location (Institution Type)Other - On site in low/middle income countries
Cl/T OptionsYes - A specific DISEASE, DIAGNOSIS, or public health ISSUE
DisciplineSymptoms, signs or clinical findings, not elsewhere classified
AudiencePublic Health, Health education, promotion, and communication
Audience Training LevelIn-service (e.g. in the workplace, field level, continuing education)