Certificate in Geriatric Care (CGC)

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Programme Name:
Certificate in Geriatric Care
Programme Code:
Programme Fee:
Rs. 2900/-
Min Duration:
6 Month
Max Duration:
2 Year
Medium of Study:
Programme Coordinator:
Prashansa Das (p.das@osou.ac.in)
Programme Details:

This Programme is meant for ANM/GNM/BHMS/BAMS/D.Pharma having basic knowledge in the field of nursing care. The course will cover basics of gerontology & geriatric care, communication skills for special groups, functional needs of elderly, management of ailment and diseases, fall risk & prevention, assistive technology and rights of the elderly. Besides theoretical knowledge students will be exposed to practical training in hospital/nursing institutes having sufficient infrastructure, instruments and experienced instructors. After completion of the course learners will become eligible to work as geriatric care assistant in various sectors in the society.

Course Structure:
CGC 01: Basic Geriatric Care
CGC 02: Geriatric Care Nursing
CGC 03: Basic Geriatric Care Practical
CGC 04: Geriatric Care Nursing Practical

Programme activated in following Study Centres:
  1. Govt. Autonomous College, Angul (0101)
  2. District Jail Balasore, Balasore (0203S)
  3. Rajendra (Auto) College, Bolangir (0501)
  4. JKBK College, Cuttack (0701)
  5. Circle Jail Cuttack at Choudwar, Choudwar (0704S)
  6. Dhenkanal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Dhenkanal (0901)
  7. S.B.R. Govt. Women's College, Berhampur (1101)
  8. Circle Jail, Berhampur, Berhampur (1106S)
  9. Baruneswar Mohavidyalaya, Arei, Jajpur (1303)
  10. S.M. Govt. Women's College, Phulbani (1601)
  11. BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar (1901)
  12. Special Jail Bhubaneswar, Jharpara (1906S)
  13. Vikram Deb (Auto) College, Jeypore (2001)
  14. Government College, Koraput (2002)
  15. Kotpad College, Kotpad (2003)
  16. Circle Jail, Koraput, Koraput (2003S)
  17. MPC Autonomous College, Baripada (2201)
  18. G.M. University, Sambalpur (2801)
  19. Circle Jail Sambalpur, Sambalpur (2806S)