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Section for Elderly Medicine, Social Pharmacy and Interprofessional Workplace Learning (FEST)

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Section for Elderly Medicine, Social Pharmacy and Interprofessional Work-Place Learning (FEST) consists of Centre for Interprofessional Work-Place Learning (TVEPS), Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) and Social Pharmacy. FEST comprises two research groups: Social Pharmacy and Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine, and one group organizing teaching in Social Pharmacy.


Director of this section is assosciate professor Lone Holst.

FREMFARM -To educate pharmacists to be ready to meet tomorrow's challenges
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FREMFARM -To educate pharmacists to be ready to meet tomorrow's challenges

FREMFARM project, is funded by DIKU. The project is led by Lone Holst and Reidun Kjome, and has partners from the Mohn Center for Innovation and Regional Development at the University College of Western Norway, from Diakonhjemmet Hospital Pharmacy, and from SLATE (Center for the Science of Learning ...

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Interprofessional learning crucial to reach the UN sustainability goals

TVEPS - Centre for Interprofessional Workplace Learning is one of two academic communities at The Faculty of Medicine applying to become “Centre for Excellence in Education”. By doing this, the centre is taking a key role within interprofessional education and sustainability.

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Bringing the patient perspective into research

During November 3-5, a brand-new and unique course in Patient and Public Involvement in Medical and Health Research was accommodated at the state-of-the-art premises of Eitri Medical Incubator - a perfect frame for an innovative course involving both Research School students as well as user...

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It is a privilege to grow old

- And, in fact, as a population we are increasingly becoming older!

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Legemidler og utstyr til behandling og oppfølging av diabetes.

Are we overtreating nursing home patients with diabetes?

PhD candidate Lillan Mo Andreassen have investigated drug therapy and glycemic control in nursing home patients with diabetes, and found very low blood glucose levels in several of them.