Are you a health professional who has a passion for working with older people in a variety of settings? At USQ we offer the Graduate Certificate of Health (Gerontology) for health professionals working in this field. Designed to help you develop knowledge and expertise in healthy ageing, the program focuses on preventive and holistic care strategies that encourage wellness of the older person. USQ offers one of the only intensive postgraduate face-to-face gerontology workshops in Australia.
After completing the Graduate Certificate of Health, you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Health or the Master of Health.
Developed to meet the future direction of aged care within Australia, and with an ageing population, you will be well prepared for the future of the aged care industry. As a graduate of the Graduate Certificate of Health (Gerontology) you will gain specialist knowledge to enable you to undertake clinical decisions, explore management structures essential to the delivery of quality care and implement holistic practices related to the ongoing wellness of the older person across a wide spectrum of clinical settings including residential aged care and community.