Nursing Assistant Courses

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NA 100|Nursing Assistant

4 Credits

This course leads to the ability of those completing the course to become eligible for testing as a Nursing Assistant Certified. The course covers communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, promoting resident independence, respecting resident rights, basic nursing skills, personal care skills, mental health and social services needs, care of the cognitively impaired resident, basic restorative care, resident rights, HIPAA, First Aid and CPR for the healthcare provider, seven hours of HIV/AIDS Bloodborne Pathogens training, dementia, and cultural awareness. Concurrent enrollment into NA 102 lab is required. Students are required to demonstrate competencies in skills associated with each of the course subjects within the laboratory or clinical setting.

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NA 102|Nursing Assistant Lab

4 Credits

Formerly NA 1001

This course provides competencies in skills for laboratory and clinical requirements for the Nursing Assistant lecture course. Students are involved in on-campus learning laboratory experiences as well as clinical rotations within community health facilities.

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