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Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 18, 2017
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AHE 162 - Certified Nursing Assistant-Basic Patient Care

6.0 Credits
Introduction to the functional/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 , 116 , BSTEC 104 , 129 , HIV/AIDS, and CPR all with a minimum grade of 2.0 or equivalent.

Course Objectives
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 health care team. [REASON]
  2. Employ communication skills appropriate to various situations. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Use medical terminology and abbreviations appropriately. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Perform with accuracy and judgment in observing, recording and sharing client data. [ACT]
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in all skills needed for client care,as listed on skills check off sheet and in Washington Nursing Assistant Candidate Handbook. [ACT]

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