Learning Objective

Enhance technical skill/work efficiency in the following core areas of Geriatric Care:

  • Changing structure of family and society and its impact in the life of older people.
  • Demographic transition in the society.
  • Profile of Health problems-physical, Social and emotional
  • Quality care of elderly especially communication skills.
  • Preservation and promotion of good Health of elderly.
  • Self-care and patent centered Medical Home Care.
  • Special effects of Disease and treatment
  • Improving life span and quality of life of elderly.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Medical Practitioners
  • Professionals From All Systems Of Care
  • B.Sc Nursing
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration


Course Content

  • What is ageing
  • Bodily changes related to ageing
  • Social ,spiritual & psychological aspects of ageing
  • General aspects of the care of elderly
  • Special aspects of the care of elderly
  • Abuse of the elderly
  • Medication in old age
  • Education & training

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Learning Outcome

  • Special aspects of the care of elderly
  • To enhance skill on Epidemiology of Aging & Life Span Consequences of Demographic Transition
  • To gain knowledge about Different Theories and Mechanisms
  • Medical & Emergency Management of elderly.
  • Medication Management in Elderly patient
  • Patient Education & counseling

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate by Astron Institute of International Studies.