This Nurse Assistant Preparation Course is a state certified and will prepare students for future medical occupations, as well as, eligibility to be a certified nurse assistant upon completion. Students learn course theory which includes how to work as medical team members, medical ethics, communication skills, assessment and observation, professionalism, and anatomy and physiology that only relates to patient care.
Students also practice skills that relate to patient care such as vital signs, baths, transfer of patients, as well as, 16 hours of internship with a long term care facility.
Students who successfully complete the Nurse assistant Program with the state required 96 hrs will be eligible to take the state certification exam to receive their certificate of as a Certified Nurse assistant. A lab fee for this class is required.