ERIC Number: EJ648352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Linking Minority and Disadvantaged High School Students with Health Professions Training: A Win-Win Situation for Students and Older Adults.
Padula, Cynthia A.; Leinhaas, Marie M.; Dodge, Kathleen A.
Educational Gerontology, v28 n6 p529-47 Jun-Jul 2002
Minority high school students (n=19) attended a health care career exploration program that included classroom sessions, group and individual activities, field trips, lectures, job shadowing, and a final report. On completion, most were considering careers in geriatrics or gerontology and had more positive attitudes toward older adults. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education in the Health Care Professions.