Algonquin College

Working with Dementia Clients (Graduate Certificate, Online)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree:Post-diploma; Online
Field of Study:Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Description:If you work in the healthcare or social science fields and want to increase your competency in caring for individuals with dementia, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with the skills and strategies necessary for person-centred care, while emphasizing the importance of preserving the uniqueness of individuals with dementia.

Graduates of the program may find employment in long-term care facilities, special units in retirement homes and in cognitive teams within various community health agencies.
URL:Working with Dementia Clients (Graduate Certificate, Online) at Algonquin College

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Proof of successful completion of an approved certificate program in health or social services field. Applicants working with dementia clients in other capacities or as volunteers, family caregivers, etc. will be considered on an individual basis.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applications to Grad Cert Part-time programs must be submitted via our online application form. There is no application fee.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on August 20, 2019

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