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ERIC Number: ED203233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Pages: 64
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Training Resources for Long Term Care Gerontology Centers. Selected Topics in Long Term Care. Volume 5.
Hickey, Tom
This document, one in a series developed to provide technical assistance to 22 Long-Term Care Gerontology Centers, discusses the rationale for the development of gerontological education as well as the content and program focus of career training and continuing education. The next section examines the current literature on education for long-term care, including: (1) rationale for education in gerontology and geriatrics; (2) curricula; (3) professional and ancillary personnel; (4) continuing education; (5) academic discipline; (6) research; (7) implications for training; and (8) training manuals and handbooks. An extensive annotated bibliography, lists of resource people, professional resources, and national organizations, journals, and service provider development resources are also provided. (RC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ELM Services, Inc., Washington, DC.