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Learning Outcome

  • Special aspects of the care of elderly
  • Changing structure of family and society and its impact in the life of older people.
  • Demographic transition in the society.
  • Profile of Health problems of elderly -physical, Social and emotional.
  • Medical & Emergency Management of elderly.
  • Medication Management in Elderly patient
  • Patient Education & counseling

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


Value Proposition for Candidate

  • Better prepared and equipped to diagnose and treat elderly
  • Improved efficiency in delivery of need based care of the elderly

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

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

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.

Who Can Join ?

  • Medical practitioner / Professional from all system of Care
  • Nursing professional

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


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