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Licensed Nursing AssistantC0007302

Credits: BUHS 8, Sending Schools 2

Duration: Semester


Licensed nursing assistants manage patients’ physical, mental and emotional needs.  They assist with daily living activities, including dressing, bathing, feeding, taking blood pressure, personal hygiene, and moving and positioning bedridden patients.  They additionally provide range of motion activities and assist with serving meals.  They are an integral part of a healthcare team in both hospitals and long-term care facilities.  This course will include a total of 40 hours of clinical work experience at both a hospital and a long-term care facility.  At the conclusion of this course, students will be provided the opportunity to earn their Vermont state licensing credential through successful completion of a national licensing exam and demonstration of competence in performing nursing procedures and care skills.  With this license, students will be able to apply for employment as nursing assistants, a career which is in high demand.

Course syllabus:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P3dLBif-UPuVS5JjPW5jp8Bl6rOkbhZQ/view?usp=sharing

Recommended:

Principles of Biomedical Science, Medical Terminology

Prerequisite:

None


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