Nursing Assistant, Certified

This program is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to meet the physical, physiological, and psychological needs of the acute, chronic, or long-term patient within a hospital or long-term care facility. The curriculum includes an overall introduction to human relations, anatomy, physiology, and bacteriology as well as body mechanics, disease processes and the therapeutic approaches used to arrest or contain them. Universal precautions are taught throughout the program and emphasis is placed on the need to protect the patient as well as the nursing assistant. You will spend classroom time with hands-on clinical practice, multimedia, lab/skills practice and individualized instruction. If you are looking for a traditional lecture format, you may find this learning environment not only empowering, but challenging. Instructors will work with you individually to facilitate your unique learning style.

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