Dietetic practise that crosses professions, disciplines, and sectors Family Medicine InterdisciplinaryAuthor(s): Sarikaya Umut
When delivering patient care, it is especially important to take into account the fact that geriatric patients are more likely to have several medical comorbidities, physical restrictions, and mental impairments. Dentistry programmes, like those for other health care professions, include interprofessional education (IPE) activities to provide students the skills they need to offer team-based treatment in the future. To give students useful IPE experiences, health professional programmes should take into account geriatric training in simulated learning settings, adult day programmes, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and home care experiences. Finally, this essay makes a suggestion that professional associations take into account providing IPE-related continuing education programmes .