Our population is aging and nurses with expertise to support our the elders in our society is increasing. In this certificate program, you choose to focus your studies on either hospice palliative care or gerontology. You learn about the specialized care required in each area, as well as skills that are common to both. 


Through two international partnerships, the Post Basic Nursing Practice: Gerontology/Hospice Palliative Care program is available to:

International nurses from the Philippines with interest in gerontological nursing practice (one-year program). Contact BMB Recruitment for further information and application.

Prepare for a rewarding career as health care professional working with the aging population or the terminally ill.


Older patients often require complex, specialized care to maintain physical and mental health. As a registered nurse specializing in gerontology, you offer your patients increased mobility, improved resilience and greater peace of mind.

Hospice Palliative Care

Palliative care aspires to relieve suffering and enhance quality of life for people living with acute or chronic life-threatening illnesses. As a registered nurse specializing in palliative care, you assist individuals and those close to them with their physical, psychosocial and spiritual concerns during their life as well as during end-of-life and with the bereavement processes.

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