Geriatric Aide (NAS-106)

Course Description

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of the Nurse Aide I providing care to the aging population. Emphasis is placed on the person-centered care, stress management, health promotion, dementia/challenging behaviors, mental health issues, and end-of-life/palliative care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and provide safe care for the aging population and are eligible to be listed on the North Carolina Geriatric Nurse Aide registry.


Classroom Hours: 5

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Clinical Hours: 0

Work Experience Hours: 0