Given the rapidly growing older adult population and the urgent need to prepare the future nurse workforce to care for an aging population, it is imperative to have well-prepared nurse educators not only with knowledge and skills in care of older adults, but also with teaching competence so that they can foster positive attitudes toward older adults and actively engage learners at all levels.
Teaching aging or gerontological/geriatric nursing content courses. Curriculum development in gerontological nursing or interprofessional geriatric care. Clinical, laboratory, or simulation instruction in gerontological nursing or geriatric care.
Administration or coordination of aging studies, gerontological nursing education, or interprofessional geriatric education programs.
Providing professional development in gerontological nursing and/or professional geriatric care.
The Certificate of Recognition for Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing is awarded with approval by the NHCGNE Board of Directors or designee.
Instructions: To be considered for the certificate of recognition, an applicant must:
Please only complete the items that apply, do not list identical items in multiple categories, and submit documentation where noted.