2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Dec 11, 2018  
2018-19 Catalog

AHS 114 - Nursing Assistant


Description: Preparation for the role of a nursing assistant in a long term care facility. Basic nursing assistant skills and emergency procedures; client needs and rights; written and verbal communication; ethical and legal aspects; safety and infection control. Includes classroom and clinical instruction. Application required with the following documentation: Skin test or chest X-ray negative for TB, or equivalent within 12 months; current DPS fingerprint clearance card and CPR for the Healthcare Provider. Must be at least 16 years old.

Prerequisite:

Reading Proficiency

MAT 082 (or a satisfactory score on the mathematics skills assessment).

Credits: 5
Lecture: 4
Lab: 3