Gerontology for Health Care Professionals

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Learn to care for the elderly while using current medical skills with a Gerontology for Health Care Professionals certificate from Clackamas Community College.

The field of gerontology is the study of aging, and those who enter it work to give support, guidance and social service to the elderly when needed most. Learn how, with the Gerontology for Health Care Professionals certificate, perfect for those already with a background in health care, but looking to gain expertise in gerontology.


Gerontology for Health Care Professionals

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Gerontology/Health Care Professionals Core

Complete the following Gerontology for Health Care Professionals Core Requirements
  • GRN-181
  • Issues in Aging
  • 3
  • GRN-182
  • Aging and the Body
  • 3
  • GRN-183
  • Death and Dying
  • 3
  • GRN-184
  • Aging & the Individual
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 3 credits of Gerontology for Health Care Professionals Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Gerontology for Health Care Professionals Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 15