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Gero Nurse Prep

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Involved

Workforce Development Focus

Workforce Issues Addressed


American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL); American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC); University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Interprofessional Development and Innovation (UNMC CON CiPDI)

Registered Nurses

Improving the quality of healthcare workforce AND healthcare workforce retention

Training current healthcare professionals so that they will be able to serve a broader population; Expanding career and/or professsional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals


Gero Nurse Prep is an online training course by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) that is designed to prepare RNs who care for elders to attain board certification in Gerontological Nursing. Gero Nurse Prep is advertised by the American Health Care Organization/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for purchase by skilled nursing care centers. The course includes 10 online educational modules, practice test opportunities, and tips from course alums who passed the certification exam. RNs who complete Gero Nurse Prep have a 96% pass rate on the certification exam. Gero Nurse Prep's goal is to help RNs provide a better quality of care to elders.

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