Teaching Chinese health care professionals about community-based long-term care (CBLTC) in China.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Academic exchanges between the U.S. and other countries around the world are increasing and teaching students abroad is part of this trend. China is in its initial stage of developing gerontology education and is in great need of new concepts and ideas for dealing with its rapidly aging population. This paper discusses the challenges and rewards of teaching gerontology to health care professionals in China. To achieve the desired learning outcomes in another country requires culturally appropriate course materials and teaching methods; drawing on students' knowledge and expertise by using an interactive format and gaining students' respect.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wu, B

Published Date

  • January 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 137 - 149

PubMed ID

  • 16260404

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1545-3847

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0270-1960

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1300/j021v26n01_09


  • eng