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Master Course Outline
Nursing Assistant

Course Number: HO 100
Credits: 7
Hours per Quarter: 120

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Provide an overview of the health care system and role of nursing assistant.
B. Develop a basic understanding of the laws and regulations that affect the practice of the nursing assistant.
C. Demonstrate behavior that promotes client's rights and independence.
D. Perform safety and emergency procedures necessary to maintain a clean and safe working and living environment.
E. Identify procedures and techniques to prevent the spread of microorganisms.
F. Develop effective communication skills in order to function as a member of the nursing team.
G. Demonstrate basic personal care skills.
H. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate principles and skills of restorative nursing care.
I. Provide basic technical skills that recognize individual cultural and religious diversity.
J. Implement care for the dying client and their families.
K. Demonstrate the ability to identify the psycho-social characteristics of all clients including persons with mental retardation, mental illness, dementia, Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
HO 100
Fall 2014
3905
Kerri Finkbiner
HO 100
Summer 2014
3905
SANDRA GRAHAM
HO 100
Summer 2014
3902
Sandra Graham
HO 100
Spring 2014
391B
Ursula Volwiler
HO 100
Winter 2014
391B
Ursula Volwiler
HO 100
Fall 2013
391B
Ursula Volwiler
HO 100
Winter 2013
391B
Stanley Hughes
HO 100
Fall 2012
391B
Stanley Hughes
HO 100
Spring 2012
391B
Stanley Hughes
HO 100
Summer 2010
3905
Multiple Instructors( Sandra Graham NA Coordinator)
HO 100
Fall 2003
6422
Debora Lemon


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
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)