School of Pharmacy
PHAR 516 Geriatric Imperative Minimester
The Geriatric Imperative Minimester is a one week long course offered during the Winter semester each year. The course provides students with an a series of lectures, panel discussions, and case presentations on multiple topics related to the health and well being of the older adult. The topics include: the comprehensive geriatric assessment, falls prevention, mental health issues, oral health, dementia through the eyes of the family caregiver, health promotion, the senior center experience and community services. A field trip to a geriatric health facility is scheduled during the week long course.
Students from the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry currently enroll in the course.