Gerontological Cert Review Course: Special Populations of Older Adults
1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour
Course Target Audience
- Nurse Practitioners
- Registered Nurses
The Special Populations of Older Adults course covers the different populations within the broad population of older adults, vulnerabilities and disparities that exist for certain older adult populations, and the role of the gerontological nurse in providing care for these populations.
The Gerontological Certification Review Course is a collection of 13 modules created by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing in 2021. These modules review knowledge of geriatric nursing and can be used in conjunction with conventional test preparation for the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam.
The course consists of 13 individual and interactive online modules featuring the latest content developed by faculty at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, engaging graphics, and knowledge checks for learners as they proceed through the learning content. Additionally, learners can further test their knowledge with a provided practice test of approximately 150 multiple choice questions covered throughout the course.
Course Learning Objectives
- Identify different populations within the broad population of older adults.
- Discuss vulnerabilities and disparities that exist for certain older adult populations.
- Discuss the role of the gerontological nurse in providing care for these populations.