Gerontology Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Gerontology




Total 123 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Gerontology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States

This course is a survey of the physical, social, and mental changes that occur as a person ages. The related problems and current programs designed for people age 55 and over are studied in the course. Off campus service learning activities are required.

Gerontology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the interrelationships between the physical, intellectual, social and psychological aspects of the aging process in contemporary society. Problems particular to aging are explored as well as policies and programs which have been developed to deal with them.

Geriatric Care Management (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Geriatric Care Managers are highly qualified professionals trained to assess, plan, coordinate, and monitor services for older adults and their families. Graduates of this program are prepared for a career as a geriatric care manager in the private for-profit and public not-for-profit sectors of service delivery. The courses offered in this program provide students with a solid knowledge of gerontology and clinical care management skills, as well as practical information to enable individuals to set up and successfully run a geriatric care management practice. Interested individuals must first apply and be accepted into this particular program. Target audience: professionals with a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of paid experience in human services OR professionals with a Master’s degree and 2 years of paid experience in human services. Interested individuals should email their resume to Raquel Romanick at raquel.romanick@hunter.cuny.edu. To earn this Certificate, students must complete the following required courses:

Aging Foundation Courses (14 units):
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Aging & Mental Health (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Prepares mental health practitioners and clinicians for specialized practice with older clients and their families. Course work examines the assessment and treatment of mental illnesses and conditions as they manifest themselves in an aging population. Students develop the knowledge and skills for working with older adults and their families using the most current mental health assessment protocols and mental health interventions. Target audience: human service professionals/clinicians with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. To earn this Certificate, students must take:

Required courses (14 units):
###905 Introduction to Gerontology &, Normative Aging (5 units)
###910A Social and Psychopathologies of Aging (5 units)
###500MH Clients With Mental Illness (4 units)

Other Electives (16 units):
##The remaining 16 units may be taken from the full range of course offerings. A minimum of 6 elective units should be Mental Health (MH) labeled courses.

Aging (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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A Certificate in Aging provides the opportunity for health practitioners and clinicians to engage in a wide spectrum of courses in order to broaden their knowledge and skills in the field of gerontology and become better able to provide services and support for the geriatric population. Target audience: health practitioners and clinicians holding a bachelor’s degree or higher who are interested in or working in the field of aging. To earn this Certificate, students must take:

Required courses (14 units):
###905 Introduction to Gerontology &, Normative Aging (5 units)
###910A Social and Psychopathologies of Aging (5 units)
###500MH Clients With Mental Illness (4 units)

Electives (16 units):
##The remaining 16 units are taken as electives from the entire range of course offerings.

Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Lewis University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Albuquerque, Chicago, Oak Brook, Romeoville, United States

Graduates of the CNS specialization are prepared to implement the teaching, mentoring consulting, research, management and systems improvement roles of the clinical nurse specialist.

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Lewis University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Albuquerque, Chicago, Oak Brook, Romeoville, United States
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Prepare to provide primary healthcare for adolescents and adults in a wide variety of settings, possessing advanced skills in patient education, health promotion, diagnostics, testing and disease prevention, gained through courses such as: •Applied Physiology/Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
•Adult Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice
•Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice
Nurse Practitioner specialization courses are offered in a traditional 16-week format.

Gerontology Specialist

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Wilbur Wright College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

The A.A.S. degree program for Gerontology Specialist prepares students for an entry level position in federal, state, and local agencies, both private and public, that provide outreach services for the elderly.

Gerontology Aide (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Wilbur Wright College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

​This Basic Certificate program for Gerontology Aide is designed to create the credentials needed to become a Gerontology Aide, or provides extra credentialing for individuals already in a related field who wish to add Gerontology coursework to their credentials.

Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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The Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner option prepares graduates to care for adults from adolescence through the lifespan. A holistic and multidisciplinary approach to care focuses on health promotion, disease prevention and illness management. A systems approach is used to explore and manage common reoccurring health problems in adults. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the Adult Nurse Practitioner certification examination offered by the ANCC or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Adult Gerontology ?Clinical Nurse Specialist (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Thomas Jefferson University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of care services for the adults and older adults. The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of patient care needs.

Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program has met ANCC’s certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program, in its entirety, have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

MSN Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Thomas Jefferson University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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The Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner acquires advanced knowledge for the roles of both clinical nurse specialist and adult nurse practitioner. The NP is prepared to manage the entire continuum of care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings.

Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Plan A) program has met ANCC’s certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program, in its entirety, have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

MSN Adult-Gerontology: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Thomas Jefferson University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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The Adult-Gerontology: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of care services for the acutely and critically ill. The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of high acuity patient care needs.

Adult-Gerontology: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program has met ANCC’s certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program, in its entirety, have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

Adult-Gerontology: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program has also met the requirements for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Certification Corporation ACNP-AG certification exam. This is an entry-level advanced practice certification for nurses educated at the graduate level to meet the specialized needs of adult-gerontology patients with complex acute and/or chronic health conditions.

Social Gerontology (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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Prepare to work in the fields that assist the aging. You will learn how to demonstrate a basic set of helping skills (warmth, empathy, reflective listening) needed for entry employment in the addictions field, work as a culturally sensitive ethical practitioner, demonstrate a stronger sense of self resulting from personal growth experiences, and use critical thinking and writing skills needed for working with clients. Students come to the program degreed, non-degreed and from various academic disciplines, bringing with them varied levels of understanding and expertise in helping the aging.

Degree Options

Upon receiving your academic certificate, you may enter the workforce or your courses may be applied to the Behavorial Health/Human Services associate&,#146,s degree program at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college

Career Options
•Social and human service assistants
•Community and social service specialists
•Personal and home care aides
•Social work assistants

MSN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of Pennsylvania
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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The AGACNP Program evolved from one of the first in the United States to prepare acute care nurse practitioners for the management of patients with specialized health care needs. Students develop expertise in physical assessment, complex clinical decision making, diagnostic and interventional procedures, prescriptive knowledge, and patient care management across the continuum of acute care services, from critical care to discharge and facilitation of the patient&,#146,s transition to the community.

The program offers a broad preparation in the management of acutely and critically ill patients with additional opportunities to concentrate on populations of special interest. With a strong emphasis on research and evidence-based practice, students follow a curriculum that includes theoretical content and guided clinical experiences that emphasize holistic patient care and a collaborative, interprofessional team approach. For their practicum experiences, students are paired with acute care nurse practitioners, physicians or collaborative teams.

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Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Phoenix, United States
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Degree Awarded: DNP Advanced Nursing Practice (Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner)

This program is designed for nurses seeking to become advanced practice nurses as nurse practitioners to adult and geriatric patients. Providing a foundation for this specialty are graduate courses in application of theory to advanced practice, application of evidence to advanced practice, advanced pathophysiology, advanced health assessment pharmacology, and advanced practice nursing roles. A major focus of this program is the acquisition of advanced knowledge and skills for primary care, case management, screening and health promotion of adults through the lifespan in a variety of settings, including private practice, ambulatory clinics, acute care, long-term care facilities and the patient&,#146,s home.

Focused clinical experiences are arranged with appropriate preceptors and administrators. Every attempt will be made to arrange this in the student&,#146,s geographical area. In the event that clinical sites are unavailable in that area or if the faculty deter... [Read More]

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): San Antonio, United States
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In the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner major you will acquire advanced knowledge and clinical skills enabling you to provide quality comprehensive care to the adult population from late adolescent to the older adult, across the continuum of care settings that require frequent monitoring and intervention. Extensive coursework and practicum will focus on the full spectrum of the young adult-older adult care. It will provide the opportunity to focus on the differing and unique developmental, life-stage needs that impact the patient&,#146,s care across the entire adult age spectrum, particularly those with acute care needs. The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP can diagnose, treat illness, conduct physical examinations, order diagnostic tests and prescribe medications under the delegation from a supervising physician within a defined scope of practice, with appropriate referral to specialists when indicated.

Gerontology (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Alliant International University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): San Diego, United States
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This certificate program, offered in San Diego, provides advanced education and training in the practice of psychology and family systems to gerontology. CSPP students may take the specialized courses to meet concentration and elective requirements or may add the complete certificate to their degree programs. Post-graduate professionals who desire to add this area of specialization to their professional work may take the courses on a non-credit basis to complete the certificate program.

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Drexel University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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This online Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track is designed to prepare practitioners for professional practice in the management of acutely ill patients primarily in the in-hospital setting. The program provides the knowledge and skills needed to provide healthcare services to meet the specialized needs of adult and geriatric patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic healthcare conditions. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision making.

The online M.S.N. Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program is a high-quality program that demands a major commitment of time by the advanced practice nursing student. Because students are being educated to diagnose and treat patients, the master’s program was designed to combine the convenience of online learning with the necessary rigor to become a competent and confident advanced practice nurse upon graduation.

While the majority of the track is online, students are required to be on campus every quarter starting with NURS 550 the Advanced Physical A... [Read More]

Gerontology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Martin University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Indianapolis, United States
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This program offered through the psychology department focuses on the study of the aging processes and how individuals grow from middle age through later life. This undergraduate program provides a contemporary curriculum for students seeking (1) to gain knowledge and skills for working in the field and /or providing services to the elderly, (2) to develop a working knowledge of the psychological, sociological and political aspects that impact the aging in Indiana, (3) to demonstrate knowledge and skills that will enable students to analyze and apply professional and ethical issues related to careers in the field of aging, and (4) to gain an understanding of the current services available to older persons and to examine and evaluate the contemporary policy issues facing the field of gerontology. Because of the increasing population of older adults, the U.S. Census Bureau predicts that over the next 20 years there will be an increasing demand for aging specialists or gerontologists. Some experts believe that the United States will not have an adequate work force ready to me... [Read More]

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