ERIC Number: EJ398725
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Effect of Training on Medical Students' Responses to Geriatric Patient Concerns: Results of a Linguistic Analysis.
Robins, Lynne S.; Wolf, Fredric M.
Gerontologist, v29 n3 p341-44 Jun 1989
Found that experience-based educational intervention in which medical students interview volunteer nursing home residents significantly changed medical students' responses to two geriatric patient vignettes. Concluded that use of elderly volunteers in practice interviews helped to sensitize students to problems of aging and taught them empathic communication skills. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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