Nurse Assistant

Credits: 2

Prerequisite: None

Co-Requisite: HEOP 1242 Nurse Assistant Clinical

This course introduces concepts of basic human needs, health/illness continuum, and basic nursing skills.  The theory and role of the nursing assistant in a long-term care facility as well as working with various populations will be discussed. It includes skills demonstrations, practice in a supervised laboratory setting, and orientation to a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of this course and Nursing Assistant Clinical, the candidate is eligible to take the Minnesota Competency Evaluation for Nursing Assistants. Individuals successfully completing this examination are placed on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none