de Souza Institute

CNA Gerontology Study Group (CGNC)


The de Souza Gerontology Study Group offers preparatory work to assist independent adult learners as they study to write the CNA Gerontology exam. Participants will have access to a text book (eBook) and examine theories and concepts in order to achieve specific competencies as outlined in the CNA exam study guide blueprint. Based on this blueprint, the exam content consists of competencies of a fully competent practicing gerontology nurse (RN and RPN/LPN). 

Overview:

The de Souza Gerontology Study Group offers preparatory work to assist independent adult learners as they study to write the CNA Gerontology exam. Participants will have access to a text book (eBook) and examine theories and concepts in order to achieve specific competencies as outlined in the CNA exam study guide blueprint. Based on this blueprint, the exam content consists of competencies of a fully competent practicing gerontology nurse (RN and RPN/LPN). 

The course is self-directed and self-paced. It has been divided up into modules based on the CNA Gerontology competencies. The CNA competency categories are as follows:

  • Culture and human diversity
  • Assessment
  • Health promotion and risk reduction
  • Illness and disease management
  • Ethical, legal and health system issues
  • Professional practice
  • Information and health technologies

Visit the CNA website for more information on CNA Gerontology competency areas and exam eligibility criteria.

Prerequisite:

Participants must be writing the CNA Gerontology Exam in 2021.


Course
CGNC03FEB21
 
Feb 23, 2021 - May 17, 2021
Fee (CAD): $ 440.00
Mixed Modality [eLearning and OTN]