Advanced Skills for Nursing Assist.


Adv Rehab Nursing Assist

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Concepts for the Nursing Assistant working in a variety of settings with people of all ages. Prerequisite: Documentation of at least a 75-hour nursing assistant and/or home health aide course / 1 credit. Offered: Varies


Stategies for Alzheimers Care

This course is designed to offer caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease a variety of strategies to use in meeting the person's needs and understanding and dealing with often difficult behaviors. Prerequisite: None / 1 credit. Offered: Varies


Tri-level Nursing Assistant/HHA

This 140-hour course, 75 classroom and lab and 65 hours of supervised clinical practice, teaches basic nursing skills and beginning interpersonal relationship techniques to entry-level students in the classroom and clinical area. The curriculum is divided into three levels of care: long-term, home health, and acute. It is possible to exit with certification upon completion of any one of the levels. Applicants must attend an information session and interview prior to admission. Prerequisite: None / 6 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring


Advanced Concepts for Nursing Assistants

This course is designed to teach advanced skills to nursing assistants and home health aides working with more acutely ill patients in Medicare (sub-acute) units in nursing homes, in home care, and in hospitals. Prerequisite: CNA117 or permission of the instructor / 1 credit. Offered: Varies


Pediatrics and Parenting

This course is designed to prepare nursing assistants/home health aides to care for children in community settings. Topics include health promotion, parenting, hospice care, and care of the sick and disabled child and adolescent. A holistic approach to families is used to assist in meeting the physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs of children and their careproviders. Prerequisite: CNA117 or permission of the instructor / 3 credits. Offered: Varies


Rehabilitation/Restorative Aide

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of the nursing assistant/home health aide in the field of rehabilitation/restoration through a combination of classroom and laboratory practice. Students acquire the skills to assist in the day to day rehabilitation plan of care established by, and under the supervision of the physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist and /or the registered nurse in a variety of settings. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED and documented completion of at least a 75-hour nursing assistant or home health aide course / 3 credits. Offered: Varies