Geriatric Nursing Advanced Technical Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Geriatric Nursing Advanced Technical


The Geriatric Nursing Advanced Technical Certificate is designed for the Registered Nurse or a graduate of a Nursing program (Associate Degree or Higher). Learners will explore theoretical and technological advances in the field of Gerontology. The curriculum focuses on gerontological best practices in communication, collaboration, and therapeutic interventions to support healthy aging and quality of life for older adults. Graduates will be prepared to take the Gerontological Nursing certification exam through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Nursing students with third semester standing and LPNs may enroll in individual course.

certificate at a Glance

Geriatric Nursing Advanced Technical 10 Credit Certificate

Formats Offered

Chat with Us

Do you have a question about certificate offerings or getting started at NTC? Our staff can guide you in the right direction!

Live chat is currently unavailable.

Unavailable, Email Us


Unsure which offering is best for you?

Apply as an undecided student. You can begin taking classes while working one-on-one with an advisor to help you determine your best fit.

Northcentral Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: 715.803.1057

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 Nursing clinical practice
  • Advance knowledge and best practice in concepts of pharmacological intervention within the Nursing process for the older adult
  • Exhibit ethical and legal practice consistent with a Nursing professional focused on matters facing older adults

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this certificate please view the course list.

Course List

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.

Transfer Opportunities

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

Get Started

Submit your online application today at

For more information on this certificate, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email

Get Started

If you’re ready to get started, just fill out our online application. If not, request more information and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Apply Now Request Information

What's next? After applying, you will be contacted by a member of our admissions team, who will walk you through any additional steps in the admissions process.