About Our Training Division

At Nice Us Geriatrics we foster a criteria of excellence using International Standards at the forefront of our training programs. The Geriatric Caregiver Course is Level I and Level II taught in ONE class. By compiling this program into one course, the student saves money! The mission is to ensure caregivers are competent, skilled, compassionate and accountable while fulfilling their role as health care providers among the elderly.

Our “Fundamentals of Geriatric Care” Course is designed to equip the budding health care provider with the skills, knowledge, and attitude needed to become a professional in their respective field. You will learn:

The Art of Caregiving

  • Protecting the Client’s Rights
  • Understanding the Language of Caregiving
  • Communication and How to do it Effectively
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Life Skills
  • Coping with Stress as a Geriatric Caregiver
  • End of life Care
  • Infection Control
  • Skin Care and Pressure Area Care
  • Care for Clients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Care for Clients with Specific Illnesses
  • Nutrition in the Elderly
  • Vital Signs and Documentation
  • Medication
  • Basic First Aid
  • Nursing Procedures

Activities of Daily Living – Bed Making, Moving a Patient, Bed Baths, Shower Baths, Feeding a Patient, NasoGastric Tube feeding, Removing a bedpan, Emptying a Colostomy bag, Catheter Care.