Geriatric Care Specialist Technical Diploma (NEW)

Description

The Geriatric Care Specialist Technical Diploma expands the knowledge and skills of direct care providers to include critical thinking, communication, documentation, ethical decision making and practical hands-on care. Additionally, the learner will obtain a foundational base in funding sources available to aging clients as well as service providers. The ideal learner for this technical diploma includes Certified Nursing Assistants and those who wish to understand the broader scope of working with the geriatric population.
Graduates will be able to

  • Compare the psychosocial aspects of aging across ethnic groups
  • Identify physical, mental and social issues related to aging
  • Apply ethical decision-making process to personal and professional situations
  • Perform basic nursing and personal care skills