What does it take to become a geriatric nurse?

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asked Jun 12 in Higher Education (university +) by xxsaturnxx (540 points)
What does it take to become a geriatric nurse?

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answered Jun 14 by Adf289 (23,310 points)
To become a Geriatric Nurse you must first complete a Registered Nursing Program at the associates and Bachelor's degree level.

And you must get your Registered Nurses License. Becoming a Geriatric Nurse takes up to 3 years because you'll need at least two years of Nursing experience 2,000 hours minimum of Clinical practice in the specialty of Geriatric nursing within the last 3 years.

Geriatric Nurses work in Nursing Homes as well as Hospitals and work with Elderly Patients.

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