Requisites: Prerequisites:Placement into: RD 90 and WR 90; proof of Measles immunization; Prerequisite/Concurrent: current TB test and passing of a criminal background check.
Grading Options: Letter A-F
Special Fee: Lab fee $150.00
Covers the knowledge and skills needed for the safe physical care of patients in long-term care facilities. Follows curriculum approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing in preparation for the Oregon Nursing Assistant Exam. Prerequisites: Placement into RD 90 and WR 90; proof of Measles immunization; Prerequisite/Concurrent: current TB test and passing of a criminal background check.
Apply OSHA and client safety standards and use proper infection control methods in client care situations.
Apply basic physiological and psychological care to clients.
Follow local, state and federal regulations for client care in various settings.
Demonstrate knowledge of ethics and client rights when providing client care.
Provide appropriate interventions in a client or care setting emergency.
Be prepared to take the Oregon Nursing Assistant Exam for certification.
Outcome Assessment Strategies:
Role play, skills testing, exams
BLS/AED American Heart Healthcare Certification completion
Text & Materials: (suggested and/or required)
Course Activities & Design:
The Nursing Assistant Course is divided into 3 sections:
Classroom (Theory & Skills Competency): 80 hours are scheduled. A minimum of 75 hours of classroom/lab time must be spent reviewing the chapters in our text, taking tests, viewing videos, and practicing nursing assistant skills.
Clinical: 80 hours are scheduled. A minimum of 75 hours must be spent in the clinical setting where students are assessed following areas:
Communication (with patients, staff, students, and instructor)
Proper technique in nursing assistant skills (i.e. hand washing, transfers, ADL’s, vital signs, etc.)
Willingness to work.
Final Exam: 4 hours are scheduled and student must attend or make prior arrangements with the Primary Instructor for an alternate time. This is an extra 4 hours that is included into the class time, but not in the required 75 hours of classroom/lab instruction.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues, and Skills):