Basic Nurse Assistant Training (NAS101)

7.0 Semester Hours

This course, approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is designed to prepare persons to function in the role of nurse assistant in a variety of health care settings. Content includes basic nursing procedures, food service, body mechanics, safety measures, special treatments, communication skills, and care of persons with Alzheimers disease and related dementias. Clinical experiences are provided in long-term care facilities.

Prereq: Program admission; reading assessment; 16 years of age or older.

Note: Due to state attendance requirements, students must register by the first day of class. Included in the fees are: $4 for a WCC student name badge. Students must complete CNA testing in Learning Assessment and Testing Services for appropriate advising and/or placement into the course. In addition, students must provide evidence of a 2-step test for tuberculosis (TB) prior to the first clinical day. A valid social security number is required at the time of enrollment.

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