ERIC Number: EJ467140
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Increasing Student/Older Adult Interaction by Life Review Assignments.
Sumner, Edward D.; Haight, Barbara K.
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, v57 n2 p117-21 Sum 1993
A method for increasing interaction between students and older adults in a geriatric pharmacy course uses an instructional module on stereotypes, age and personality, role changes, and nursing home living. The course requires students to conduct a life review of someone over age 65. The exercise improves student communication skills and confidence. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Counselor Client Relationship, Geriatrics, Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Intergenerational Programs, Interpersonal Competence, Older Adults, Pharmaceutical Education, Professional Education, Self Esteem, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A