ESSENTIAL INFORMATION: NURS100 Nurse Assistant Training is a college course that prepares students to take the nurse aide competency evaluation for North Dakota Certified Nurse Assistants. Students who take this online course and reside outside the state of North Dakota and who will not be employed in the state of North Dakota are not eligible to be placed on the ND CNA registry. Only North Dakota residents or non-residents who are employed in the state are eligible to be a North Dakota CNA.
Students requiring CNA certification, registration or licensing in a state other than North Dakota should contact their state’s CNA program to locate state-approved training programs.
NOTE: THIS IS NOT A STATE-APPROVED CNA TRAINING COURSE. APPROVAL PENDING.
NURS 100 - Nurse Assistant Training
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: The Nurse Assistant Training program provides instruction and supervised clinical practice to those preparing for employment as a nurse assistant in a skilled nursing facility, acute care, or home health care.
Schedule: Spring semester. This course follows the traditional on-campus calendar for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. We will communicate via email and phone. This is an online course, however, the instructor and students and we will meet 2 Saturdays during the semester to do the demonstrations.The course will be checked on a weekly basis on Tuesdays to ensure that all students are staying on task.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Jennifer Russell; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate basic nursing skills
- Demonstrate personal care skills
- Demonstrate mental health and social service needs
- Demonstrate care of cognitively impaired residents
- Demonstrate basic restorative services
- Understand and apply Residents' Rights.
- Students are required to complete course readings, quizzes, and discussions.
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