NUR 070 - Hospital-Based Certified Nursing Assistant Classroom and Laboratory
Registration Option: Restricted/Requires approval of department:Program Application Required
Total Course Hours: 88
This course is designed for students who are interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant in the acute hospital setting. Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice, you will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with a variety of diseases.
You must pass this class with an average of 80% in order to advance to the hospital-based clinical classes.
Attending the CNA Orientation session; scoring at least 80% on both the mandatory reading and math tests; and passing a basic computer competency skill.
You would be required to have a criminal background check, obtain a CPR Health Provider certification and up to date immunizations (MMR, Varicella, Hep B, TDap, Influenza) and TB skin test or chest x-ray before the midterm exam.
Students will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with a variety of diseases. Students successfully completing this class will be able to move onto the clinical portion of this program.