2023-2024 / GERI1002-1

Medical and geriatric approach to aging


15h Th

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)1 crédit 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Stéphane Adam, Sophie Gillain


Stéphane Adam

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The objective of this course is to tackle diffrent themes frequently encountered in clinical practice in Geriatric Medicine; for example the fear of falling, the frailty, the delirium, the question of adherence to treatments, ...

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

In this course, students will not only supplement the knowledge which they acquired in psychology of aging, but also will allow them to gain a logic of reflection and of intervention in geriatric. At the end of the course, students must be capable to position themselves as a psychologist.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Having completed the courses of the Clinical Psychology of Aging, and preferably having an internship on this theme.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

"Classical" courses

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Papers or book chapters dealing with the topics seen during the course.

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

- Remote

oral exam

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred in-person

Additional information:

Written exam 

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Course attendance is recommended, although not required. This course is not accessible to exchange students. In accordance with the "Registration of Courses" Directive of the ULiège (DOC 19023bis / CA / 04.07.2018), the recording (audio and / or images) of the course or part of it is subject to the permission of the teacher. With regard to this course specifically, it is strictly forbidden to record this one (in any form)!!


ADAM Stéphane (28.46) - stephane.adam@uliege.be
GILLAIN Sophie - s.gillain@gmail.com 
CRUTZEN Coline (97.45) - coline.crutzen@uliege.be 


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