Academic Catalog

Non-Credit: Geriatric Home Aide

Program Description

This program provides practical skills and knowledge for entry-level students interested in a career as a geriatric home aide. It prepares students to provide care to ambulatory elderly patients in their own homes, under the supervision of a registered nurse. Course curriculum is focused on basic needs, safety considerations and nutrition needs for the geriatric patient population.

Learn more about the program on the Non-Credit Programs website.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • The student will be prepared to administer safe care to elderly patients in their own homes under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • The student will be prepared to document their care to elderly patients in their own homes under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Award Types(s)

  • CC = Certificate of Completion

Hours Required

  • Certificate(s): 104

Certificate Requirements

Geriatric Home Aide Certificate of Completion

  • Hours: 104 [Non-Transcriptable]
NCSV 400GERIATRIC HOME AIDE BASICS60
NCSV 401GERIATRIC HOME AIDE-NUTRITION44
Total Hours104