FHCJ hosted Dr Cecilia Rokusek from NOVA Southeastern University, College of Osteophatic Medicine
Dr Cecilia Rokusek from NOVA Southeastern University, College of Osteophatic Medicine visited FHCJ, within the bilateral project "Capability of professionals in health care and social institutions for work with older people: comparisson of approaches between USA and Slovenia". The project is led by FHCJ and partly funded by the Slovenian Research Agency. The aim of the project is to investigate the presence of ageism and the resulting values, knowledge and opinions among health care professionals in Slovenia and USA. Research results will provide and insight into the possible presence of ageism at all levels of health care provision and geriatric care in residential care settings.
Dr Rokusek, vice dean for research and innovation at NOVA Southeastern University, and faculty representatives also discussed the possibilities for future collaboration. On Monday, October 19th, she had a lecture for undergrate students on interprofessional practice and education that is based on the non-hierarchical interprofessional approach and focused on pacient centered approach.