Nurse Assistant Pre-Certification
Ths course is designed to train students in basic nursing skills through both classroom instruction and supervised clinical experience. Prepares students for entry-level nursing assisting employment in long term and acute care facilities, as well as home health agencies. Presents fundamentals of resident care, nursing skills, communication skills, disease organisms, basic anatomy/physiology, nutrition and diet therapy, specialty nursing, and preparation for employment. Successful completion of the Nurse Assistant - Long Term Care course enables the student to apply to take the competency test for state certification.
Integrated throughout the course are career preparation and academic content standards, which include basic skills, communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving, safety, technology, and other employment skills.
- CTE Sector: Health Science and Medical Technology
- CTE Pathway: Public and Community Health
- Time of Class: Day Time