Upon completion of the Gerontology for Professionals certificate you will be well prepared to use your knowledge, skills and abilities to work with older adults in a variety of positions in diverse settings such as:
- Home Health Care and Assisted Living
- Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes and Group Homes
- Adult Care
- Senior Centers
- Community, Non-Profit and Government Agencies
- Counseling Centers
- Business and Industry
Nursing is the dynamic interpersonal goal-directed process that seeks to promote optimal health within the context of individuals, family, community and society. Nursing uses the nursing process, a problem-solving approach, to provide holistic care to individuals, families and groups within the healthcare system.
In this program, you will acquire the skills needed to support people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Work within county human services agencies, community-based organizations, residential treatment programs, schools, inpatient facilities and other settings that help people in need.
Occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations).
The one-year Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic program offers you the opportunity to further your professional EMT career. The program offers additional certifications in advanced cardiac life support, pre-hospital trauma life support, pediatric advanced life support and neonatal resuscitation.