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Healthcare professionals with a positive attitude and empathetic towards older adults are at a better position to deliver quality healthcare. In this study, the investigators randomized pharmacy students to either a polypharmacy workshop or an immersive aging simulation suit and polypharmacy workshop to examine if simulation will enhance empathy levels among students
Healthcare professionals with a positive attitude and empathetic towards older adults are at a better position to deliver quality healthcare. In this study, the investigators randomized pharmacy students to either a polypharmacy workshop or an immersive aging simulation suit and polypharmacy workshop to examine if simulation will enhance empathy levels among students. This will be performed in all year 1 pharmacy students
Use of an ageing suit, Polypharmacy workshop
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:22-0400
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The use of multiple drugs administered to the same patient, most commonly seen in elderly patients. It includes also the administration of excessive medication. Since in the United States most drugs are dispensed as single-agent formulations, polypharmacy, though using many drugs administered to the same patient, must be differentiated from DRUG COMBINATIONS, single preparations containing two or more drugs as a fixed dose, and from DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION, two or more drugs administered separately for a combined effect. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE EFFECTS and ADVERSE DRUG REACTION.
An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)
Inflammation and loss of connective tissues supporting or surrounding the teeth. This may involve any part of the PERIODONTIUM. Periodontitis is currently classified by disease progression (CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS; AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS) instead of age of onset. (From 1999 International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions, American Academy of Periodontology)
The ability to understand and manage emotions and to use emotional knowledge to enhance thought and deal effectively with tasks. Components of emotional intelligence include empathy, self-motivation, self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skill. Emotional intelligence is a measurement of one's ability to socialize or relate to others.
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