Geriatric Nursing



A program that prepares registered nurses to provide health care to aging and elderly patients. Includes instruction in geriatric primary care, geriatric diagnosis, mental health and aging, primary care management, geriatric acute and chronic illness, advanced nursing practices for geriatric patients, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.

Leaders Who Majored in Geriatric Nursing

Sara Wolfson

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner,

University of Nebraska Medical Center