Poster Session  |   November 2018
Supporting Successful Aging Through Assessing Occupational Therapy Students’ Gerontological Literacy
Author Affiliations
  • University of Central Arkansas
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Education of OTs and OTAs / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Supporting Successful Aging Through Assessing Occupational Therapy Students’ Gerontological Literacy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505113p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5008
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505113p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5008
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

This study explored the perceptions and knowledge of aging of 48 first-semester occupational therapy students using the Facts on Aging Quiz with added questions. Results indicate poor gerontological literacy of students regardless of age, preferred population for future practice, or test duration.

Primary Author and Speaker: LaVona Traywick

Additional Authors and Speakers: Brittany Saviers

Contributing Authors: Terry Griffin