Program Overview

As the U.S. population continues to age, the number of chronic diseases and degenerative illnesses will increase, and consequently so will disabilities associated with these aliments. Specialized gerontology certificate programs online are essential for RNs in order to understand and recognize the physiological, psychological and cognitive, sociological, and unusual elements associated with the aging process. This certificate in gerontology places an emphasis on acute and chronic disease management, as well as health promotion. Training is in keeping with the expectations and goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to improve health care for all Americans.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    All US licensed RNs with a diploma from a hospital school of nursing, associate degree or advanced nursing degree are eligible.

    School Overview

    Regis University is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, the University is dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

    A leader in adult online higher education, Regis has been recognized by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning for innovation and service to adult learners.

    Regis offers accessible and affordable career-oriented degree programs that emphasizes a the development of essential critical-thinking and leadership skills to help students perform their jobs better and achieve their professional goals.

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