Geriatric pharmacy education: a strategic plan for the future.

  title={Geriatric pharmacy education: a strategic plan for the future.},
  author={Peggy Soule Odegard and Robert M Breslow and Michael J. Koronkowski and Bradley R Williams and Gayle A Hudgins},
  journal={American journal of pharmaceutical education},
  volume={71 3},
The aging of the US population will have a major effect on the future practice of pharmacy. By 2030, 20% of Americans will be aged 65 years and older, an increase from 12.4% in 2000. A challenge to colleges and schools of pharmacy in the 21st century is to prepare students and practitioners to meet the growing pharmaceutical care needs of the older adult… CONTINUE READING