Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Niagara College, Welland Campus, Niagara

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The Gerontology program is ideal for nurses who are interested in enhancing their foundational knowledge and building leadership skills in caring for the health of older adults in diverse settings. Graduates of this program will combine their new, advanced learning with their previous professional credentials and experience to provide exemplary service to this growing population.

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Academic Study Skills Module

The objective of this 4-6 weeks foundation course is to enhance academic study, IT& soft skills of the students. The academic study module emphasizes on writing, reflective & assignment making skills.

Study at Niagara College
Semester 1
  • Fundamental Clinical Skills
  • Health and Aging in Canada
  • Older Adult and Long Term Care Nursing
  • Healthy Aging in the Community
  • Advanced Communication in Nursing
Semester 2
  • Gerontological Nursing Practice
  • Introduction to Interprofessional Education and Practice
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Nursing
  • Older Adult and Hospital Based Nursing
  • Applicants must have completed a Degree in Nursing and should be registered with the Nursing Council of their country of education.
  • IELTS requirements of minimum 6 bands overall with no component less than 6.0 bands.
  • IELTS is not required in case the candidate is from an English speaking country.

This program is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills to enable you to provide quality care to mentally ill seniors in their own homes, in institutions, and in other community settings.

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