Self Paced Self Paced    

Certified Nursing Assistant, Self Paced

116 hours |  Entry Level | Included eBook |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course prepares students to become Certified Nursing Assistants and potentially begin the career path toward a Registered Nurse position. This course is designed to provide students with the complete health care knowledge base necessary to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant certification exam. Students do not receive certification simply by taking this course: they must sit for their state's certification exam. Each student must also complete the clinical hour requirements for his/her particular state, as well as obtain a criminal background check, CPR certification, TB testing, and other screenings as required by his/her state. Students will gain an understanding of basic medical knowledge and will learn procedures and techniques for providing sensitive and appropriate medical/personal care to a wide range of patients.

Audience

Entry-level workers looking to quickly start a career in the nursing field.

Objectives
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the laws and regulations that affect the roles and responsibilities of the Certified Nursing Assistant within healthcare systems
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of effective communication skills necessary to function as a member of the healthcare team, as well as demonstrate basic technical and communication skills that facilitate an optimal level of functioning of the client, recognizing individual, cultural, and religious diversity
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of procedures and techniques to promote infection control and the prevention of the spread of microorganisms
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and use safety and emergency procedures
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of body systems, basic anatomy, common disease processes, and the aging process
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of vital signs and other body measurements
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of principles and skills of restorative nursing in providing client care, while also using proper body mechanics.
  • Identify elements of a client's physical environment and the client's interaction with his/her environment
  • Identify proper procedures and techniques used for providing personal care to clients, including but not limited to ADLs, bathing, skin care, nutrition and feeding, elimination, range of motion, positioning, and mobility
  • Identify psychosocial characteristics of all clients, including those with physical and cognitive impairments
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of delivering sensitive care to the dying client and client's family
  • Identify behaviors that maintain and respect client and client's family rights and promote client independence, regardless of race, religion, life-style, sexual preference, disease process, or ability to pay
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Instructor Led Instructor Led

Certified Nursing Assistant, Instructor Led

80 hours |  Entry Level | eBook Available |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course prepares students to become Certified Nursing Assistants and potentially begin the career path toward a Registered Nurse position. This course is designed to provide students with the complete health care knowledge base necessary to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant certification exam. Students do not receive certification simply by taking this course: they must sit for their state's certification exam. Each student must also complete the clinical hour requirements for his/her particular state, as well as obtain a criminal background check, CPR certification, TB testing, and other screenings as required by his/her state. Students will gain an understanding of basic medical knowledge and will learn procedures and techniques for providing sensitive and appropriate medical/personal care to a wide range of patients.

Audience

Entry-level workers looking to quickly start a career in the nursing field.

Objectives
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the laws and regulations that affect the roles and responsibilities of the Certified Nursing Assistant within healthcare systems
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of effective communication skills necessary to function as a member of the healthcare team, as well as demonstrate basic technical and communication skills that facilitate an optimal level of functioning of the client, recognizing individual, cultural, and religious diversity
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of procedures and techniques to promote infection control and the prevention of the spread of microorganisms
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and use safety and emergency procedures
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of body systems, basic anatomy, common disease processes, and the aging process
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of vital signs and other body measurements
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of principles and skills of restorative nursing in providing client care, while also using proper body mechanics.
  • Identify elements of a client's physical environment and the client's interaction with his/her environment
  • Identify proper procedures and techniques used for providing personal care to clients, including but not limited to ADLs, bathing, skin care, nutrition and feeding, elimination, range of motion, positioning, and mobility
  • Identify psychosocial characteristics of all clients, including those with physical and cognitive impairments
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of delivering sensitive care to the dying client and client's family
  • Identify behaviors that maintain and respect client and client's family rights and promote client independence, regardless of race, religion, life-style, sexual preference, disease process, or ability to pay
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