ASSK ACADEMY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE

  • Course Overview
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Course Duration
  • Course Highlight
  • Course Content
  • Highlights of the contact program
  • Who Can Join?
  • Certification
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Overview

Certification

Geriatric medicine is the branch of medicine that is particularly aimed at the treatment and health of elderly citizens. There are several advantages of working as a geriatric physical therapist and one of which is the opportunity to aid the older people. Geriatrics requires complete evaluation of normal elderly as well as ill elderly and disabled people. It is becoming more and more prominent these days and to achieve the required goals doctors require to have close interdisciplinary working with nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, dieticians, and many other health professionals.

Eligibility

Eligibility

  • Medical Professionals
  • Age no bar
  • Basic Knowledge of computer
Course Duration

Program Advantages

3 months online course with 2 days contact program supported by local expert faculty and exposure visit.

Course Highlight

Course Highlight

  • AISS accredited by International Accreditation Organization.
  • Course Pedagogy (in line with global practices): Differentiator - 50% theory and 50% application based teaching
  • Application based teaching comprising of white board, virtual classroom, Webinars, E Group work / presentation, Live lectures by subject experts, Chats, Instant messaging, blogs screen shares, Project work.
  • Reference subject content through E library
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment.
  • Credits based teaching outcomes for global application.
Course Content

Course Content

  • Block 1- What is ageing
  • Block 2- Bodily changes related to ageing
  • Block 3- Social ,spiritual & psychological aspects of ageing
  • Block 4- General aspects of the care of elderly
  • Block 5- Special aspects of the care of elderly
  • Block 6 - Abuse of the elderly
  • Block 7- Medication in old age
  • Block 8 -Education & training
Highlights of the contact program

Highlights of the contact program

  • Power point presentations
  • Teaching Aids
  • Old age home/ Geriatric ward of a hospital
  • Group work
  • Case studies
  • Q and A Sessions
  • Experience sharing by Experts
Who Can Join?

Who Can Join?

  • Medical practitioners/ professionals from all systems of Medicine
Certification

Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a joint certificate by Astron Institute of Social Sciences and International Accreditation Organization, USA.