Read the Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers article, and answer the following questions:
Where did the term ageism originate?
Does ageism cause harm to persons? How?
How can we reduce the amount and occurrence of ageism?
Are clinicians involved in ageism?
Have you witnessed any ageism in your experiences as a student nurse or as a nurse?
The first sentence on page two introduces the self-evaluation for ageism. Follow the link on the Harvard webpage and press “age” when you reach the Harvard webpage. Take the self-test.
When you complete the Harvard ageism test, give your results and then speak about whether you believe this to be a valid test.
Read the points that are listed on page two; are there any that catch your eye that seem very relevant?
Your paper should be:One (1) page or more.
Use factual information from the textbook and/or appropriate articles and websites.
Cite your sources – type references according to the APA Style Guide.