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HO 100
Nursing Assistant


Credits: 7
Clock Hours per Quarter: 120

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20    Clinical Hours: 60


Description
Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the State exam for Certification as a Nursing Assistant. Prerequisites: Required placement testing READ 088 or CASAS Level V, successful completion of criminal background checks, and current required immunizations. Tuition plus additional lab and malpractice fee, textbook, gait belt and blood pressure kit are required. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Basic understanding of health care, the role of the nursing assistant and the roles of the various members of the health care team.
  • Effective communication skills with clients, family, and other healthcare team members.
  • Basic techniques need for general health assessment and daily care of residents.
  • The cause and effect of various disease processes and the interventions needed for personal safety and preventative care.
  • Cultural awareness in all aspects of care. Building on students own cultural strengths.
  • 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
  • Clients right and promotion of independence
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Infection control
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Rules and regulations
  • HIV/AIDS
  • CPR
  • Body structure and function
  • Death and dying

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HO 100
    Fall 2014
    3905
    Kerri Finkbiner
    HO 100
    Fall 2014
    6422
    Donna Malcom
    HO 100
    Fall 2014
    391B
    Ursula Volwiler
    HO 100
    Summer 2014
    3902
    Sandra Graham
    HO 100
    Summer 2014
    3905
    SANDRA GRAHAM


    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.