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GERON 6520 Foundations of Careers in Long-Term Care
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Gerontology,


Course Level: Masters

Course Type:


Course Open to:

Institution:University of Utah

Pre-requisites: instructor permission

Course Description: This course is designed to expand the student’s knowledge base of the long term care continuum with a focus on the organization of and interaction with skilled nursing facilities. Students will learn about the roles and key components of the delivery system such as the regulatory environment, quality assurance performance improvement, person-centered care and advance care planning and be able to apply the main components in a variety of course activities.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Heather Clarkson



Tuition: current NEXus tuition rate


Other considerations: PhD and DNP students welcome!


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: 091
Credits: 3 / Quarter

FALL 2019

Section: 091
Instructor:Gail Towsley,PhD NHA
Credits: 3 / Quarter

FALL 2017

Section: 091
Instructor:Gail Towsley, PhD
Credits: 3 / Quarter

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