Older patients often require complex and specialized care to maintain physical and mental health.

With new advances in all areas of health care, nurses specializing in gerontology offer their patients increased mobility, improved resilience and greater peace of mind. Through innovative distance education strategies, this 18-credit program challenges you to apply compassion, dedication, leadership and knowledge to end-of-life care populations.

Note: This program used to be known as a major in the Post-Basic Nursing Practice program. 

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Ensure quality of life.

Specialize in gerontological nursing.

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...older adults and dying clients exist in all care settings; the program is valuable for providing a solid basis for nursing practice in home care, acute care or long-term care facilities.
GAIL COUCH, SESSIONAL FACULTY MEMBER