You’ll be the liaison between patients, family and care providers.
You’ll teach patients and their families about their health condition and the best ways to manage it.
You’ll perform check-ups, administer medication, and help with pain management and rehabilitation.
- Nursing homes
- Outpatient care centers
- Patients’ homes
- Retirement centers
Get an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Pass the NCLEX-RN.
Work as a Registered Nurse for at least 2 years, including 2,000 hours in Geriatric Nursing and 30 hours of continued education.
Get your Certification in Geriatric Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
You’re ready to work as a Geriatric Nurse.
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