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Get ready for the Gerontological Nursing Certification (GERO-BC) Review Course

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Prepare to pass the GERO-BC Exam!


Welcome to the Gerontological Nursing Certification (GERO-BC) Review Resource Center, your online guide to preparing for the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam (GERO-BC). Here you will find access to a variety of resources to help you as you prepare to take the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam (GERO-BC).

Course available in 2 formats:

Course Overview:

The GERO-BC Review Course provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of gerontologic nursing practice based on the gerontological nursing certification exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success but will also enhance gerontologic nursing practice.

Course Objectives:

  • Review and discuss GERO-BC exam content based on the GERO-BC exam content outline.
  • Attain information to support and enhance gerontologic nursing practice.

Course Outline:

  • Exam & E-Course Overview & Test Taking
  • Aging Theories and Overview of Geriatric Care
  • Communication & Care Coordination
  • Age-Related Physiological Changes & Common Disorders by Systems
  • Body Systems – Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Safety and Medications
  • Professional Foundations & Legal Ethical Considerations

About the course instructor:

Melissa Cole, DNP, AGNP-C, WCC

Dr. Melissa Cole is both a clinician and an educator. She has been a registered nurse for over 37 years and an adult geriatric nurse practitioner for over 8 years. Her current experiences include as a nurse educator for a graduate nursing program and as a telehealth nurse practitioner. Throughout her nursing career, she has worked in labor and delivery, high-risk obstetrics, pediatrics, emergency room, surgery, telemetry, diabetes management, public health, hospice, and home health care. Her current passion and expertise are in caring for the elderly and disabled populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings, specifically those suffering from health inequities and social determinants of health. Melissa serves as an authority on the gerontologic certification exam.

About Contact Hours:

For Nurses Outside of Florida and California: Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
For Florida and California Nurses: Nurse Builders is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider #15118) and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider #50-9679).



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