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Gerontology Certificate

Overview: To prepare individuals with a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing or a related health discipline in gerontology.

Credits: The curriculum includes 6 credits (two 3 credit courses) of didactic content in geriatric assessment and interventions for common health issues in the elderly and 3 credits (one 3 credit course) in primary palliative care.


NURS 522: Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult (3) and
NURS 523: Interventions for Common Health Problems of the Older Adult (3) 

                                                                and either
NURS 824: Primary Palliative Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach (3) or
NURS 825: Primary Palliative Care: Interdisciplinary Management of Advanced Serious Illness (3)

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must apply for admission to the certificate program via the Graduate School application for admission. Admission requirements are stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Graduate Bulletin. International applicants must satisfy the English proficiency requirementOfficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended must accompany the application.