The team approach to strengthening independence
and decreasing disability.
Joanne Alderman, R.N.-C (Certified in gerontologic nursing), C.N.S.,
and M. Jean Root,
MPH.. Certificate of Special Recognition in Geriatrics.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine's Geriatric Assessment Center is
concerned with the health needs of the older adult who may haveacombination
of problems difficult to address in the conventional office setting.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment utilizing an interdisciplinary approach:
• Continuous medical management
• Nursing
or consultation and referral
• Psychology
• Health promotion
• Allied health ­ social work,
• Disease prevention
physical therapy, etc .
• Care planning and recommendations • Family guidance
• Medicine
For more illformatioll, please cOlltacl:
Oklahoma State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
2345 Southwest Boulevard
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74107
(918) 582-2681
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