Education| Volume 19, ISSUE 3, PB12, March 2018

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Improving Competences in Geriatric Knowledge of 6th Grade Medicine Students from Instituto Tecnológico y de Eestudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) Mexico in Medical Assistance for Older Adults who Live at the Nursing Home and Long Term Care (NH/LTC)

      The global demographic transition, which Mexico is part of, with a larger number of older adults, families with less young members and the increase of NH/LTC in Mexico, makes it necessary for medicine students to learn about competences and knowledge in medical assistance for older adults who live at NH/LTC. The specific competences in medical assistance for older adult patients have the aim of working together in order to provide a safe and affordable access, with high-quality and focused in medical assistance for the older adults; therefore we carry out an educational program for 6th grade Medicine students at ITESM in medical assistance for older adults who live at the NH/LTC.
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