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Describes the Interprofessional Geriatric Education Program (IGEP) at the University of New England (U.S.). This course involves collaboration among health care students and faculty, including dental, occupational therapy, physician assistant, and physical therapy programs, and is focused on treatment for and feedback from elderly patients, who serve as “teachers” for students in the program.


Originally published in WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation in 2012:

MacRae, N. (2012). Turf, team, and town: A geriatric interprofessional education program. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41(3) 285-292. DOI 10.3233/WOR-2012-1296

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