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HO 100
Nursing Assistant


Credits: 7
Clock Hours per Quarter: 123

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:33    Lab Hours:40    Clinical Hours: 50


Description
This course prepares the student with the skills and behaviors needed for working under the direction of licensed medical professional sin administering basic nursing care to patients. Students who successfully complete the classroom, laboratory, and clinical requirements will be eligible to take the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam (NACES). This course is approved by the State of Washington Department of Health. An application is required and available in the Allied Health Department or by calling 527-4589. Prerequisite: READ 088 or CASAS Level 5. Co-requisite: HO 110 HIV/AIDS.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Display a basic understanding of health care, the role of the nursing assistant and the roles of the various members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with clients, family, and other healthcare team members.
  • Accurately demonstrate basic techniques needed for general health assessment and daily care of residents.
  • Discuss the cause and effect of various disease processes and the interventions needed for personal safety and preventative care.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness in all aspects of care, building on the student's own cultural strengths.
  • Demonstrate English language competence for workplace communication.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to healthcare
  • Basic technical skills
  • Personal care skills
  • Mental health and social service needs
  • Basic restorative services
  • Client rights and promotion of independence
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Infection control
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Rules and regulations
  • CPR
  • Body structure and function
  • Death and dying

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HO 100
    Fall 2016
    3905
    Kerri Finkbiner
    HO 100
    Spring 2016
    3905
    Kerri Finkbiner
    HO 100
    Spring 2016
    3901
    Kerri Finkbiner
    HO 100
    Spring 2016
    391B
    Kerri Finkbiner
    HO 100
    Spring 2016
    6422
    Donna Malcom


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.