College or University Program
These programs prepare registered nurses to provide health care to aging and elderly patients. They include courses in geriatric primary care, geriatric diagnosis, mental health and aging, primary care management, geriatric acute and chronic illness, advanced nursing practices for geriatric patients, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.
Institutions providing this program
- Gerontological Nursing - Graduate Certificate