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How to become a Geriatrician in different European countries

Reiter, R.; Diraoui, S.; Van den Noortgate, Nele; Cruz-Jentoft, A. J.; Abbatecola, Angela Marie; Bustacchini, Silvia; Chiatti, C. LU ; Ahmed, M. V.; Bakken, M. Stordal and Myrstad, M., et al. (2014) In European Geriatric Medicine 5(5). p.347-351
Abstract

In Europe postgraduate training to become a geriatrician is regulated by national governments. To gain some insight how these regulations work in practice students of the Xth EAMA Postgraduate Course in Geriatrics prepared a presentation on how to become a geriatrician in their country. This article summarizes and compares the given information of 16 European countries illustrating an extensive diversity of postgraduate geriatric education on all reported levels including entry requirements, duration of training, content of training in relation to clinical rotations and assessment of qualification of trainees.

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  abstract     = {<p>In Europe postgraduate training to become a geriatrician is regulated by national governments. To gain some insight how these regulations work in practice students of the Xth EAMA Postgraduate Course in Geriatrics prepared a presentation on how to become a geriatrician in their country. This article summarizes and compares the given information of 16 European countries illustrating an extensive diversity of postgraduate geriatric education on all reported levels including entry requirements, duration of training, content of training in relation to clinical rotations and assessment of qualification of trainees.</p>},
  author       = {Reiter, R. and Diraoui, S. and Van den Noortgate, Nele and Cruz-Jentoft, A. J. and Abbatecola, Angela Marie and Bustacchini, Silvia and Chiatti, C. and Ahmed, M. V. and Bakken, M. Stordal and Myrstad, M. and Neerland, B. E. and Watne, L.O. and Atli, T. and Bahat-Ozturk, G. and Halil, M. and Benzinger, P. and Mer-Ritt, F. S. and Som, O. N. and Bloch, F. and De Decker, L. D. and Kinugawa-Bourron, K. and Mondon, K. and Tchalla, A. and Baztan, F. Branas and Sanchez-Castellano, C. and Darsow, U. and Notaridis, G. and Prince, O. and De Brauwer, I. and De Cock, A. M. and Gillain, S. and Higuet, S. and Lieten, S. and Piers, R. and Diraoui, S. and Disselhorst, L. and Duque, S. and Hölttä, E. H. and Reiter, R. and Soulis, G. and Gren, S. Stabel and Pedersen, H. and Ekdahl, A. and O'Neill, Mark D. and Karppinen, H. and , },
  issn         = {1878-7649},
  keyword      = {European countries,Geriatric medicine,Postgraduate training},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {10},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {347--351},
  publisher    = {Elsevier Masson SAS},
  series       = {European Geriatric Medicine},
  title        = {How to become a Geriatrician in different European countries},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurger.2014.07.008},
  volume       = {5},
  year         = {2014},
}