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Nursing Assistant

Total Credit Hours: 5


About Nursing Assistant

Certified Nurse Assistant Course
On August 14, 2018, the College received a Notice of Probation from the Guam Board of Nurse Examiners.
We are working diligently to address the situation.

 

The courses listed below prepares students to function professionally and competently as Nursing Assistants under the supervision of the LPN, RN, or MD in such clinical areas as home health, community health, hospitals, clinics, private medical offices, and mental health.  Graduates will be able to generate the knowledge and illustrate the skills required to pass the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Exam which leads to becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  

Prerequisites:  Admission to the Certified Nursing Assistant Program.

Technical Requirements

Course #

Course Name

Credits

NU101

Nursing Assistant

4

HL131

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

1

 Total

5

Total Requirements

5




  1. Identify the principles of prevention, therapy and rehabilitation for patients of all ages.  
  2. Distinguish the roles of a Nursing Assistant in a health care team.  
  3. Apply the Nursing Assistant principals and skills learned in class/lab to the clinical setting.  
  4. Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge of nursing assistant skills in preparation for the NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) written and practical exam.



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