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We offer 449 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.



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Nursing Assistant Courses

OBRA 1100

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Credits: 4.00

Description: This course is intended to prepare the student to practice as Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides serves as an introduction to nursing for students who continue in nursing education. The integrated curriculum meets state and federal requirements. Students are introduced to the concepts of basic human needs and learn to assist individuals in daily living. Principles of body mechanics are emphasized. Selected common technical nursing skills are introduced. Successful completion of this course prepares the participant to take the state approved competency evaluation and seek employment in a variety of health care settings. Prerequisite(s): None

Credit Breakdown: 2.00/2.00/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)

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