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The anticipated growth of the aging population is having an unprecedented impact on the U.S. health care industry. The nature of skills and services health care workers must be equipped to provide are expanding. Specialize your skills and gain the competitive advantage by earning a certificate in geriatric care management.

The Geriatric Care Management Certificate program is designed for health and human services professionals including registered nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, rehabilitation counselors, case managers, psychologists, and medical doctors.

Businesses and professionals in the legal, health, and financial arenas, utilize Geriatric Care Managers in order to ensure that their clients understand their options, have their needs met, and they receive quality care. Certified Geriatric Care Management Nurses work in a diversity of practice settings, including independent practice, insurance companies, government agencies, law firms, home health agencies, assisted-care facilities, long-term care facilities, and social service agencies.

The Role of the Certified Geriatric Care Management Professional

Geriatric Care Management Professionals conduct elder care-planning assessments to identify problems and to provide solutions; screen, arrange, and monitor in-home care or other services; provide short- or long-term assistance for caregivers living near or far away; review financial, legal, or medical issues and offer referrals to geriatric specialists; provide crisis intervention; act as a liaison to families involved in long distance caregiving, overseeing care, and quickly alerting families to problems; assist with moving an elder person to or from a retirement complex, assisted care home, or nursing home; provide consumer education and advocacy; offer counseling and support.

Graduates may work as independent practitioners or with insurance companies, government agencies, assisted-care facilities, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, and social service agencies, and Geriatric care managers report earnings that average $74 per hour based upon an AARP study conducted in 2002.

What Does Geriatric Care Management Certification Teach?

The Geriatric Care Management Certification program teaches students how to properly asses, plan, and monitor the needs of elderly clients. Students are trained to analyze many factors which contribute to the well being of aging patients. Graduates will leave the course with the understanding of how to address matters such as economic factors, family and social life, well being, quality of life issues in order to help patients and their families to attain the highest quality of life given their circumstances.

Courses Include

  • Introduction to Geriatric Care Management
  • Aging as a Reality
  • Psychosocial Issues in Aging
  • Balancing Aging and Independence
  • Financial Considerations of the Elderly
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Geriatric Care Management
  • Successful Aging

If you are interested in establishing a geriatric care management practice dedicated to assuring the delivery of quality care and an optimal lifestyle to seniors, consider this program.


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