The Certificate in Aging is a noncredit continuing education program designed for health-care professionals and others working with older adults, who are interested in learning how to be more effective in working with this population.
This certificate program consists of four, eight-hour classroom-based courses held on Saturdays from February 23, 2013, through April 27. Register for the entire certificate program or for individual courses:
- Aging 101: An Introduction to Gerontology-Issues Vital to Aging runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. February 23.
- Caregiving 101: Caregiving for Real Life runs 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 9.
- Healthy Aging and Chronic Disease Management runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 13.
- Death, Dying, and Bereavement runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 27.
A total of eight contact hours will be granted for participation in each of the courses in this program. Those completing all four course offerings in this program will also receive a noncredit Certificate in Aging from Grand Rapids Community College.
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