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NATP 115 - Nursing Assistant Course

Credits: 6
Lecture Contact Hours: 3.5
Lab Contact Hours: 4.5
Off Site Contact Hours with Faculty: 3
Description: This course is designed to prepare an individual in the role of the nursing assistant. Students will explore communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety/emergency procedures, promotion of resident’s independence/rights, basic nursing skills, personal and restorative care skills, care of mental health and social services needs, care of cognitively impaired residents and documentation. Basic nursing assistant skills will be performed in laboratory and geriatric-focused clinical facilities. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check, negative drug screen on first attempt and meet specific clinical agency uniform and health requirements. Students must also meet classroom, laboratory and clinical attendance requirements.

Prerequisites: The Nursing Assistant course is open only to students who are officially admitted to the college.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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