Nursing Assistant Prep (NA)

Program Description

The program is designed to prepare students for employment as advanced cross-trained Nursing Assistant, Home Health Care, Phlebotomy, EKG Aide, Allied Health Assistant and Patient Care Assistant with transferable skills. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills.


Program Objective

The student will learn about  job related legal and ethical responsibilities, provide emergency care, explain basic human anatomy and physiology, perform physical comfort and safety functions, provide personal patient care, perform basic nursing procedures, use basic principles of nutrition in meal preparation, provide care for geriatric patients, apply the principles of infection control, provide biological, psychological, and social support. Perform organizational skills, following the patient plan of care, assist with restorative (rehabilitative) activities, demonstrate employable skills, demonstrate knowledge of blood borne diseases and AIDS.