Course Descriptions and Outlines

Health Courses

Nursing Assistant

This course is intended to prepare the student to practice as Nursing Assistants and serve 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 need and learn to assist individuals in activities of 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 long-term care settings. Prerequisite(s): None

Credits: 3

Credit Breakdown: 1/2/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)

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