- Permission Required:
- Health Care Providers (Assistants) (Technical Cred
- 2.67 Credits
- 5.33 Hours
This course will provide the student with the knowledge required to work as a nursing assistant in a health care facility. Topics include safety and security procedures, emergency procedures, infection control, blood borne diseases, nutrition, restorative, the biological, psychological and social support of patients with an emphasis on the geriatric patient. The scientific method and basic math skills to include traditional and metric measurements of time, temperature, distance, capacity, and mass/weight are emphasized.