This course covers the basic skills and knowledge required to provide patient care in multiple settings. It includes concepts of patient-centered care; safety; diversity and cultural competence; health promotion and maintenance; and teamwork and collaboration. Course modality will include asynchronous lecture, in-person lab, and on-site clinical instruction. During the laboratory and clinical experience, students will apply the foundational scientific principles, theories, skills, and behaviors of a nursing aide practice. This course has a total of 120 hours for completion (90 hours didactic/lab, 30 hours in clinical).
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Sit for the state certification exam to earn a NYS nurse’s aide certification [Exam consists of two parts: written (multiple-choice) and practical.]
• Perform safe, competent nursing aide care utilizing the basic nursing skills to promote the health of patients and their families.
• Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior toward patients and their families incorporating current professional standards.
Prerequisite: Minimum of 18 years old, TEAS Exam score or a passing score on a basic competency exam which can be taken before registration, Please contact Melissa Roxas at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an information and competency exam meeting. Current BLS certification, background check through TruView and medical clearance prior to start of first clinical day.
Required materials: Sivvan Unisex Scrubs – Classic V-Neck Top and Drawstring Pants Scrub Set, Ceil Blue; and white closed-toe shoes and a watch with a second hand.
ISBN: 9781975218775, CoursePoint Enhanced for Lippincott Textbook for Nursing Assistants 6th by Carter.
Suggested materials: Stethoscope and blood pressure cuff.