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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.3821

Title: Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.

Definition: A program that prepares registered nurses to provide health care to aging and elderly patients. Includes instruction in geriatric primary care, geriatric diagnosis, mental health and aging, primary care management, geriatric acute and chronic illness, advanced nursing practices for geriatric patients, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.3821 Geriatric Nurse/Nursing. No substantive changes 51.3821 Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Gerontological Nurse Practitioner]