Allied Health Geriatrics Advanced Technical Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Allied Health Geriatrics Advanced Technical


The Allied Health Advanced Technical Certificate is designed for the Allied Health professional who would like to explore advanced concepts of aging in order to increase their knowledge and skill in caring for older adults. The curriculum focuses on gerontological best practices in communication, collaboration and therapeutic interventions to support healthy aging and an improved quality of life for older adults. Allied Health program students with third semester standing may enroll in individual courses.

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Allied Health Geriatrics Advanced Technical 10 Credit Certificate

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certificate Outcomes

  • Evaluate the physical, social, psychological aspects of aging throughout the lifespan
  • Incorporate advanced concepts of aging and increase knowledge and skill in caring for older adults in clinical practice
  • Provide introduction to pharmacological interventions for expanding understanding of complications and interactions as encountered in allied health professional practice
  • Exhibit ethical and legal practice consistent with an allied healthcare professional focused on matters facing older adults

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Additional certificate Information

ACT for Healthcare

This ACT program is 100% funded with a TAACCCT Round IV $19.9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

This program is an equal opportunity program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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