NURSING ASSISTANT by garrickWilliams

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                                 NURSING ASSISTANT
Effective Term – Spring 2006 [2006*01] – CRC 03/09/05
NAS 101              Nursing Assistant I                                                    3        4        3          6
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a
health care setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination,
nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. This is a
certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NAS 101              Nursing Assistant I                                                    3        2        3          5
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a
health care setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination,
nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. This is a
certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Fall 1997 [1997*03]
NAS 101               Nursing Assistant I                                                   3        2        3          5
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a
health care setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination,
nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. This is a
certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 101              Nursing Assistant I                                                    3        2        3              5
Prerequisites:       High school diploma or GED
Corequisites:        None

This course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, or clients in a
health care setting. Topics include communications, safety, patients’ rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination,
nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. This is a
certificate-level course.




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Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NAS 102               Nursing Assistant II                                                 3        2        6       6
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course provides training in selected advanced nursing assistant procedures. Emphasis is placed on sterile
techniques, respiratory procedures, catheterizations, wound and trach care, irrigations, and ostomy care. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant II with the
North Carolina Board of Nursing. This is a certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 102              Nursing Assistant II                                             3        2        6            6
Prerequisites:       High school diploma or GED and currently listed as NA I with State of North Carolina
Corequisites:        None

This course provides training in selected advanced nursing assistant procedures. Emphasis is placed on sterile
techniques, respiratory procedures, catheterizations, wound and trach care, irrigations, and ostomy care. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to qualify as a Nursing Assistant II with the
North Carolina Board of Nursing. This is a certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NAS 103               Home Health Care                                                     2        0        0       2
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course covers basic health issues that affect clients in the home setting. Emphasis is placed on home safety,
recognizing significant changes in the client’s condition, family dynamics, and use of home health care equipment.
Upon completion, students should be able to identify care for clients at home. This is a certificate-level course


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 103              Home Health Care                                                      2        0        0       2
Prerequisites:       High school diploma or GED
Corequisites:        None

This course covers basic health issues that affect clients in the home setting. Emphasis is placed on home safety,
recognizing significant changes in the client’s condition, family dynamics, and use of home health care equipment.
Upon completion, students should be able to identify care for clients at home. This is a certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 104              Home Health Clinical                                                  0        0        3       1
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course provides supervised experience in the home and/or simulated laboratory with emphasis on the
application of basic nursing skills. Emphasis is placed on the transfer of knowledge and skills from institutional
settings to home environments. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and efficiently provide
delegated basic care to clients in the home. This is a certificate-level course.




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Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NAS 105               Life Span Changes                                                    2        0        0             2
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course covers growth and development in relation to the human body throughout the life span. Topics include
restorative care, safety, nutrition, and the physical, mental, and social aspects of the aging process. Upon
completion, students should be able to understand the changes that occur throughout the life span. This is a
certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 105              Life Span Changes                                                     2        0        0             2
Prerequisites:       High school diploma or GED
Corequisites:        None

This course covers growth and development in relation to the human body throughout the life span. Topics include
restorative care, safety, nutrition, and the physical, mental, and social aspects of the aging process. Upon
completion, students should be able to understand the changes that occur throughout the life span. This is a
certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NAS 106              Geriatrics                                                            2        0        3         3
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course is designed to cover health issues that affect the aging client. Emphasis is placed on social, physical,
and psychological problems experienced by elderly people. Upon completion, students should be able to understand
and provide care for the aging population. This is a certificate-level course


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NAS 106              Geriatrics                                                            2        0        3             3
Prerequisites:       High school diploma or GED
Corequisites:        None

This course is designed to cover health issues that affect the aging client. Emphasis is placed on social, physical,
and psychological problems experienced by elderly people. Upon completion, students should be able to understand
and provide care for the aging population. This is a certificate-level course.


Effective Term – Summer 2006 [2006*02] - CRC 03/22/06
NAS 107             Medication Aide                                                        0        2        0         1
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include
medication administration via the oral, topical and installation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology,
and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to qualify as a
Medication Aide with the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry.




See the SEL and SEM prefixes for generic Selected Topics and Seminar course descriptions.
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