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This course focuses on nursing assistant skills/concepts performed under the direct supervision of a nurse or physician. It is designed to provide a foundation of basic nursing care including vital signs, transfer and feeding techniques, bed making, hygiene, and environmental safety. Communication skills, cultural awareness and sensitivity as well as client rights, and safety will be stressed. Application of these skills will occur in a skilled nursing facility. Laboratory practice is an essential component. Successful completion of the course, qualifies the student to take the California State Certification Exam. Students must have graduated from high school (or the equivalent) to enroll.
- HS diploma or GED
- Social Security Number (required by the Department of Health)
- Background clearance
- Physical exam with TB clearance
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support for health care providers