This course is designed to prepare the nurse to develop key assessment skills, improve assessment insight, and utilize evidenced based tools to ensure best outcomes for the older adult. Theoretical concepts will be applied in the laboratory setting with the use case scenarios and the human patient simulator.
Gerontological and Rehabilitative Nursing Care
If you’re a nurse who wants to work with aging patients, the Gerontological and Rehabilitative Nursing Care advanced technical certificate can enhance the care you give. Boost your earning potential and your value to potential employers while you give older adults who face medical challenges exceptional care. Add this flexible certificate onto your existing degree and work with older patients in hospitals, nursing homes, rehab facilities, retirement communities or patients’ homes.
- Learn key job skills as you study physiology and evidence-based practices that healthcare providers who serve the elderly need from their nurses.
- Explore real-life case studies and scenarios that give you the skills you’ll need on the job.
- Enter into a high-demand specialization, with nursing identified by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as a high-growth field and geriatric nurses needed to serve an aging population that faces health challenges.
- Study entirely online with just three courses that can fit easily into your schedule.
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