Dubuque Community School District NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 75 HOUR NURSE AIDE COURSE SYLLABUS RHONDA SIMPSON MSN, ARNP 2010 Course Syllabus Course Name and Number: 75 Hour Nurse Aide Course NICC Hempstead High School Semester: 1st Classroom and Class Time: D122 8/24/10-01/14/11 Monday-Friday 2nd Period 08:33-9:21 AM Instructors: Classroom- Rhonda Simpson, MSN ARNP CONTACT INFORMATION: PH- 563-552-3084 EMAIL- firstname.lastname@example.org Lab and Clinicals- Cathy Davis RN MS Other instructors TBA Course Description: This 75 hour course meets the training of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA) for aides working in nursing facilities (NF) and skilled nursing facilities (SNF). It emphasizes the achievement of a basic level of knowledge and demonstrates skills to provide safe, effective resident/client care. Student’s will receive (1) high school credit and (3) NICC credits upon successful completion of the course. Grading scale for NICC differs from DCSD and may make a difference on obtaining credit in both. Must have 78% to receive NICC credit, but could have less and still receive high school credit. Required Materials: 75 hour Nurse Aide Course Module Nurse Aide Course Skills Checklist Textbook: Sorrentino, S.A. (2004). Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants (6th or 7th Edition). St Louis, MO. Course Objectives: The emphasis in this course is on students achieving a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective resident care. The course objectives are determined by the Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals. The students will be expected to do the Competencies for 75 Hour Nurse Aide Course as outlined in the module. Course Requirements: Students are required to attend 30 hours of classroom theory and achieve a 78% grade for NICC credit. The course has been developed in six units of study and their will be an exam on each unit. Students are required to attend and pass 15 hours of skills labs beyond the regular school day. Students are required to attend 30 hours of clinicals beyond the regular school day. Specific requirements of each area are in written in detail in the student modules/skills checklists REMINDER: “In compliance with the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, effective July1, 2008, health care and public facilities (such as NICC and nursing homes in addition to schools) are tobacco-free. Tobacco products may not be used anywhere on these properties. This includes personal vehicles pared on their properties. We expect your respect and cooperation with the requirements of this law. Grading: THEORY GRADE- assignments, quizzes, and unit tests will be averaged for the percentage grade. Grade will be assigned according to the grade scale (below). Quiz dates will be announced in advance and if that class day is missed, the quiz can not be made up and a zero will be assigned for that quiz. Any assignments not turned in will be assigned a zero. Some extra credit assignments may be given. Students must be present on date of each unit test. If know in advance of an absence, prior arrangements for test make-up need to be made within 24 hours. In case of illness or other emergencies, arrangements need to be made within 24 hours for test make-ups. SKILLS LABS - Pass/Fail grade. It is required to pass the skills labs to participate in CLINICALS. Must pass both to receive credit for the course. GRADE SCALE: (Dubuque Community School District) 93-100% A 90-92% A- 87-89% B+ 83-86% B 80-82% B- 77-79% C+ 73-76% C 70-72% C- 67-69% D+ 63-66% D 60-62% D- 0-59% F GRADE SCALE: (NICC) 94-100% A 93% A- 91-92% B+ 87-90% B 86% B- 83-85 % C+ 79-82% C 70% D- 87-90% B 78% C- 0-69% F Class Schedule: DATE DAY 08/24/10 Tuesday Introduction, review NICC guidelines, application forms, signatures 08/27/10 Friday Lecture Unit I 08/30/10 Monday Continue lecture Unit I 08/31/10 Tuesday Cont Lecture Unit I/video The Mailbox 09/01/10 Wednesday Unit I 09/03/10 Friday Test Unit I 09/08/10 Wednesday Lecture Unit II / Review test Early release 09/10/10 Friday Cont Lecture Unit II 09/13/10 Monday Cont Lecture Unit II/Minnie Remembers 09/14/10 Tuesday Lecture Unit II/Review 09/15/10 Wednesday Test Unit II (early release) 09/16/10 Thursday Review test Unit II/Lecture Unit III 09/17/10 Friday Lecture Unit III 09/20/10 Monday Cont Unit III lecture 09/21/10 Tuesday Cont Unit III Review. View Handwashing, Demo gloving/ungloving 09/22/10 Wednesday Cont Unit III 09/23/10 Thursday Cont lecture Unit III 09/24/10 Friday Unit III Cont/ Bath Video 09/27/10 Monday Review Unit III 09/28/10 Tuesday Unit III Test 09/29/10 Wednesday Review test Unit III/Lecture Unit IV 10/01/10 Friday Cont Unit IV Lecture 10/04/10 Monday Unit IV Lecture/Review 10/06/10 Wednesday Unit IV Test/ Start Unit V lecture 10/07/10 Thursday Review Test Unit IV/lecture Unit V/Demo VS 10/11/10 Monday Cont Unit V Lecture/Review Unit V 10/12/10 Tuesday Test Unit V 10/13/10 Wednesday Review Unit V test/ Review past Units 10/15/10 Friday Unit VI Lecture 10/18/10 Monday Unit VI Lecture 10/19/10 Tuesday Unit VI Lecture Cont 10/20/10 Wednesday Unit VI lecture (early release) 10/21/10 Thursday Unit VI lecture 10/22/10 Friday Unit VI lecture 10/25/10 Monday Review Unit VI 10/26/10 Tuesday Unit VI test 10/27/10 Wednesday Review Unit VI test 11/01/10 Monday Make-up/review for state 11/04/10 Thursday Make-up/review 11/05/10 Friday Make-up/review 11/06/10 thru These days will remain on the schedule based on asembly 01/17/11 days, snow-days, early arrivals, and early out days to allow for the required 30 hours needed for theory. The following dates are the days that we will not meet for class. There may be other days throughout the semester, but will inform students ahead of time. Students will not have CNA class these days: 08/25/10 08/26/10 09/02/10 09/0710 09/09/10 09/30/10 10/05/10 10/14/10 11/2/10 11/3/10 These days all students must report to a supervised area. Clinical Labs: All Labs will be held at the NICC Town Clock (downtown) Center From 4:30 PM To 7:30 PM---LABS ARE MANDATORY TO BE ABLE TO ATTEND CLINICALS. DATE DAY SKILLS 11/15/10 Monday Gloving/ungloving, handwashing, TEDS, Gait belt, Positioning, Lifting &moving a resident in bed, body mechanics, DEMO/practice ROM. 11/16/10 Tuesday Bedmaking, bedpan/commode, Ht. & Wt., ROM, nail care, emptying a Foley catheter, obtaining a urine specimen, applying Depends, and peri/catheter care. 11/17/10 Wednesday Oral care-conscious and unconscious, denture care, feeding and choking. BE SURE TO BRING A TOOTHBRUSH, TOOTHPASTE, 2 PATER CUPS AND MOUTHWASH, A JUICE, WATER, OR SODA, 2 SMALL CONTAINERS OF FOOD (FRUIT CUP, YOGURT, OR PUDDING), AND A PLASTIC SPOON. 11/22/10 Monday Bedbaths, and Vital signs. BE SURE TO BRING A WATCH WITH A SECOND HAND, 2 TOWELS, 2 WASHCLOTHS, LOTION, SOAP & DEODERANT. PLEASE WEAR SHORTS AND A TAQNK TOP UNDER YOUR CLOTHES AS YOU WILL BE “BATHING” EACH OTHER. 11/23/10 Tuesday State Testing Scenarios- review of all skills. PLEASE REVIEW THE SKILLS FOR THE LAB DAY PRIOR TO COMING TO LAB. LABS ARE MANDATORY TO BE ABLE TO ATTEND CLINICAL. Clinicals: From 3:15 PM To 8:30 PM Monday 11/29/10 Tuesday 11/30/10 Wednesday 12/01/10 Monday 12/06/10 Tuesday 12/07/10 Wednesday 12/08/10 Monday 12/13/10 Tuesday 12/14/10 Wednesday 12/15/10 Groups and locations will be determined at a later date (usually during Skills labs). State Testing Date: . Forms will be available at a later date.