Geriatric rehabilitation

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Geriatric rehabilitation is short-term and multidisciplinary rehabilitation care for older individuals. Geriatric rehabilitation is one of the essential components that mainly focuses on physical medicine, rehabilitation by improving functional abilities, preserving functional independence, and improving quality of life. read more »»

The key to rehabilitation services for the aged is diagnosing the disease, assessing the disability, treatment, and finally, restoring health and independence. This course will help you understand in brief what is geriatric rehabilitation, age changes in geriatrics, the role of physiotherapy in geriatric rehabilitation, Physiologic changes with aging, and a lot more to improve your knowledge.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • What is geriatric rehabilitation?
  • Age changes in geriatrics
  • Role of physiotherapy in geriatric rehabilitation
  • Physiologic changes with aging

Instructor

Dr. O.P. Sharma

Sr. Consultant at Geriatric Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi and Emeritus Clinical Tutor at Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation.


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DR. O. P. Sharma is the Sr. Consultant of Geriatric Medicine at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He is the General Secretary of the Geriatric Society of India. He is a National Professor of Geriatrics. Dr. Sharma holds the position of Editor for Principles & Practices in Geriatric Medicine 2015, Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Geriatric Care, and Course Director cum Editor: AKN Sinha Institute – Geriatric Course. He also served in the positions as Editor of Indian Recommendations for Vaccination in Older Adults 2015, Core Committee Member of International Council on Adult Immunization – USA, Expert Group Member Geriatrics: Indian Council of Medical & Research, Expert Committee Member – Haj Vaccination initiatives – Malaysia 2015, Medscape “Pneumococcal Disease –A toxic Mix” Munich Germany 2013, Expert Committee Member of South East Asia Pneumococcal meet – Hong Kong 2013, Invited Speaker at World Anti-Ageing Conference held at Las Vegas, USA during 2007.

For: beginners

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