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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 795 Geriatric Medicine

This course draws upon a number of resources within the Rush system, including Rush University Senior Care and its practice sites and Johnston R. Bowman Health Center. Students learn about models of care for older adults throughout the continuum of medical care. Under the supervision of the faculty of the section of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, students participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in evaluation and assessment of the medical, psychiatric, and social needs of older adults. The curriculum includes exposure to topics in medical ethics, medical economics, and medical and legal aspects of end-of-life care. Weekly didactic sessions presented by section faculty complement clinical experiences. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 2-4