Training in Geriatric Care
Program Co-ordinator: Mrs. Tejaswini Shekar
Nightingales Medical Trust is conducting the following courses in Geriatric Care:
A. Certificate Course in Geriatric Care
This is a six-month long course conducted in association with the National Institute of Social Defense. The aim of this programme is to develop skilled professionals to take care of senior citizens, who need nursing care and assistance.
The subjects covered are:
- Social Gerontology
- Basic Geriatrics
- Applied Geriatrics
- Geriatric Nursing
The trainees get practical hands-on experience at old-age homes, geriatric care centres, and hospitals. A stipend of Rs. 600/- is paid during the training period to all the admitted students.
- Eligibility: 10th standard pass
- Age: 18 years – 45 years
- Enrollment Procedure: Common Aptitude Test, Group Discussion, Interview
B. Training in Home Nursing
This is a one-month training course that covers all aspects of bedside assistance. The course includes a one-week hands-on practical experience at the bedside of a patient. All students who successfully complete the course are guaranteed jobs through Nightingales Medical Trust.
C. Three-month Bed-side Nursing Course
This course is aimed at youth who wish to pursue work in home health service. This course is spread over a period of three months with more emphasis on hands-on experience.
Eligibility: 10th standard pass
Nightingale’s Center for Ageing and Alzheimer’s (NCAA)
#8P6, 3rd-A Cross,
East of NGEF Layout,
Bangalore – 560043
Phone:080 – 65356535, 080 – 42426565
Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Saturday)
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