Taiwanese medical and nursing student interest levels in and attitudes towards geriatrics.

  title={Taiwanese medical and nursing student interest levels in and attitudes towards geriatrics.},
  author={Cheng Ching Wang and Wen Chun Liao and Min Chen Kao and Yu Ju Chen and Meng Chih Lee and Mei Fen Lee and Chi Hua Yen},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={38 3},
INTRODUCTION To investigate the attitudes of medical and nursing student towards the older Chinese population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A reliable and valid Chinese language version of Kogan's Attitudes toward Older People (KAOP) with 17 matched item pairs (34 items) was completed by 275 medical and nursing students. Descriptive data analysis was employed. RESULTS Participants reported slightly to have a more positive attitudes (Mean, 144.30 +/- 17.89) than those reported from studies in other… CONTINUE READING

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