Future of Health Care and the Elderly (geriatric Medicine): Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care and the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, May 17, 1978
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - Geriatrics - 172 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
additional Administration aging aides American approach appropriate areas assistance Association basic believe Center Chairman changes clinical Committee concern continuing education courses curriculum Department directors disease doctors education programs efforts elderly established example existing experience facilities fact faculty Federal field funding future geriatric medicine gerontological gerontological nursing going graduate grants health care hearing hospital House important improve increase individual Institute interest internal involved kind knowledge legislation long-term major manpower medical education medical schools medical students meet mental models nursing homes offer older opportunity organizations patient PEPPER percent person personnel physicians planning population practice prepared present primary problems profession professional projects psychology question require responsibility role SELECT settings skills social society specialty statement survey teaching Thank tion training programs types United University
Page 94 - We choose to go to the moon in this decade, and do the other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills; because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win — and the others, too.
Page 93 - We set sail on this new sea because there is new knowledge to be gained, and new rights to be won, and they must be won and used for the progress of all people.
Page 162 - ... maintain existing, programs for the advanced training of professional nurses to teach in the various fields of nurse training, to serve in administrative or supervisory capacities, or to serve in other professional nursing specialties (including service as nurse clinicians) determined by the Secretary to require advanced training.
Page 149 - HEW's Graduate Medical Education National Advisory Committee should (1) play an active role in monitoring their progress and (2) review indepth the Coordinating Council's completed studies and provide the Secretary with its detailed comments and recommendations. At a minimum, these studies should involve the collection and analysis of the following types of data: morbidity and mortality information...
Page 170 - Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.
Page 163 - ... a definite interest in problems of the aged by joining the Division of Adult Development and Aging (Division 20) of the American Psychological Association, (c) typically, the clinician who does provide services to the elderly "learns as he practices...
Page 17 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I don't have any questions at this time. I...
Page 155 - The young-old are likely to want greater options for what generally might be called an "age-irrelevant" society, one in which arbitrary constraints based on chronological age are removed, and in which all individuals have opportunities consonant with their needs, desires, and abilities, whether they be young or old.