2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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AHE 162 - Certified Nursing Assistant-Basic Patient Care

6.0 Credits
Introduction to the functional and legal role of nursing assistants on the healthcare team. On-campus lab sessions will provide training in all client care aspects necessary to obtain Washington state nursing assistant certification.
Prerequisite AHE 110, AHE 116, BSTEC 104, BSTEC 129, HIV/AIDS, and CPR, all with a minimum grade of 2.0 or equivalent.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the nursing assistant’s legal scope of practice and function on the healthcare team.
  2. Employ communication skills appropriate to various situations.
  3. Use medical terminology and abbreviations appropriately.
  4. Perform with accuracy and judgment in observing, recording, and sharing client data.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in all skills needed for client care, as listed on skills check off sheet and in Washington Nursing Assistant Candidate Handbook.

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