GERONTOLOGY                             ger·on·tol·o·gy  jerənˈtäləjē

Noun: gerontology

                          the scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and the particular problems of old people.

 

 

Doctor and Patient

 

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As the world population ages the need for Specialized care will grow exponentially.

The Field of geriatrics has become a vital element in the care of the elderly. 

 

The recent pandemic has  highlighted the need for advance training for Personal Support Workers and Practical Nurses. The purpose of these courses are to provide continuing education to the learner about the roles and responsibilities of the geriatric health care provider. 

 

For a description of the courses simply click on the course title;

 Gerontology Courses

  • Cardiac Issues in the Geriatric Population

  • Genitourinary health care of the geriatric patient

  • Geriatric Health Promotion & Wellness

  • Pulmonary Health Issues Affecting the geriatric patient

  • Role of the Geriatric Nurse

  • Neurological & Mental Health Issues affecting the Geriatric patient

  • Gastrointestinal Health Issues affecting the Geriatric patient

  • Hematology & Immunological Geriatric Health

  • Dementia & Alzheimer’s disease

  • Prevention of Falls in the elderly population

  • Nursing in-home care versus Nursing Institution Care