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HO 100A
Nursing Assistant-Part A


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Clinical Hours: 20


Description
This is the first half of a 2-course sequence for HO 100 Nursing Assistant. This course prepares the student with the skills and behaviors needed for working under the direction of licensed medical professionals in administering basic nursing care to patients. Students who successfully complete the classroom and clinical requirements in both HO 100A and HO 100B will be eligible to apply for and participate in the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. This course is approved by the State of Washington Department of Health. Prerequisite: READ 88 or CASAS Level 5. Tuberculosis Screening, and Criminal History Background check, Immunization Documentation.

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

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to Health Care
  • Basic Technical Skills
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Basic Restorative Services
  • Clients Right and Promotion of Independence
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • HIV/AIDS
  • CPR
  • Body Structure and Function

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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