Certificate Program in Geriatric Care


Healthcare Up-Skilling Courses (Partner Courses)


6 Months



Certificate Program in Geriatric Care

Course Description:

This course will be offered by Centre for Continuing Education, constituent of Ganpat University. Geriatric care provides an opportunity to explore the area of Gerontology, that focuses on the care of older adults. The course presents the unique health care needs of the older adult and introduces students to nursing approaches to managing those needs. This course provides an overview of the biology, sociology and psychology of aging, aging process, risk factors that affect the health and functioning of elderly patients to determine best practices This course is designed to correlate theory and clinical practice in providing care to the geriatric population.

Learning Outcome :
  • Demonstrates skills in management of geriatric services provide quality care to older adults and their families
  • Recognize and manage common health problems of older persons including geriatric syndromes
  • Learn to perform assessment of functional, physical, cognitive, psychological, social and spiritual status of older persons by using appropriate tools.
Value Proposition :
  • Hands on training at Shalby Hospitals.
  • Certification by UGC recognized University
  • Skilled based module pattern and sessions
  • Outcome based training
  • Practical learning
  • Highly competent trainers from the field
  • Innovative teaching pedagogy-Live case study based learning
Career Opportunities:

Specially trained healthcare professionals are required to care geriatric patient in order to provide competent care. Due to aging population, there are also ample opportunity for home care nursing for geriatric care.

Eligibility :

Nursing Graduates & Diplomates.