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Research Article  |   August 1986
A Review of Entry Level Education in Gerontology
Author Affiliations
  • At the time of this study, Debra M. Strasburg, MS, RPT, was Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Related Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Merlene C. Gingher, MS, OTR, is Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Related Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York 14214
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Education of OTs and OTAs / Features
Research Article   |   August 1986
A Review of Entry Level Education in Gerontology
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 1986, Vol. 40, 557-560. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.8.557
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 1986, Vol. 40, 557-560. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.8.557
Abstract

This study investigated the current state of gerontological instruction in entry level occupational therapy curricula. Four educational needs relating to content inclusion and emphasis, clinical experience, and instructional time were identified through a needs assessment.