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NURSING ASSISTANT / HOME HEALTH AIDE


Award: Certificate / 4 Credits
Location: Albert Lea  Austin  Owatonna  
Program Starts: Fall, Spring, Summer
Course Plan: 6-8 Weeks

Course Schedules


This course emphasizes the role of the nursing assistant and home health aide as a valuable member of any health care team. This course introduces concepts of basic human needs, acquaints students with the philosophy of home health and teaches basic nursing skills that will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. This course will focus on personal care, nutrition/feeding, elimination, clean and safe environment, communication, vital signs, body mechanics, and principles related to long term and home health care. Upon successful completion of classroom/lab studies, the student will participate in a clinical experience caring for the elderly client. Background study checks will be conducted. Successful students will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide competency examination for certification and placement on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. This course meets application requirements for the Riverland Community College nursing program. (4 Cr - 2 lect, 2 lab)

 
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Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Certificate was last updated on 12/17/2012
Note: This is an unofficial document that should be used for planning purposes only. Course listings are provided only as a guideline and may be changed.

Course Sequence Example Plan - 6-8 Weeks

Fall Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
HCNA1200
Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide-SEE NOTES ATTACHED
This course emphasizes the role of the nursing assistant and home health aide as a valuable member of any health care team. This course introduces concepts of basic human needs, acquaints students with the philosophy of home health and teaches basic nursing skills that will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. This course will focus on personal care, nutrition/feeding, elimination, clean and safe environment, communication, vital signs, body mechanics, and principles related to long term and home health care. Upon successful completion of classroom/lab studies, the student will participate in a clinical experience caring for the elderly client. Background study checks will be conducted. Successful students will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide competency examination for certification and placement on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. This course meets application requirements for the Riverland Community College nursing program. (4 Cr - 2 lect, 2 lab)
4.00
Total 4.00
Estimated Tuition
4 cr  x  $184.00 = $736.00 
Books: contact program advisor 
Other Costs: contact program advisor 

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Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:
  • Demonstrate warmth, kindness and compassion in assisting the client with health care.
  • Communicate effectively with all healthcare providers and clients with respect for diversity of culture, age and gender.
  • Apply safety and infection control measures to client care at all times in the classroom, lab, and clinical setting.
  • Correctly perform skills necessary to safely fulfill the role of the Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, including infection control practices.

Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Faculty & Advisors

1-800-247-5039 / Directory

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ALBERT LEA CAMPUS
2200 Riverland Dr.
Albert Lea, MN 56007
507-379-3300
AUSTIN CAMPUS
1900 8th Avenue NW
Austin, MN 55912
507-433-0600
OWATONNA COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY CENTER
965 Alexander Drive SW
Owatonna, MN 55060
507-455-5880
Required Core Courses (4 Credits)
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
HCNA1200
Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide-SEE NOTES ATTACHED
This course emphasizes the role of the nursing assistant and home health aide as a valuable member of any health care team. This course introduces concepts of basic human needs, acquaints students with the philosophy of home health and teaches basic nursing skills that will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. This course will focus on personal care, nutrition/feeding, elimination, clean and safe environment, communication, vital signs, body mechanics, and principles related to long term and home health care. Upon successful completion of classroom/lab studies, the student will participate in a clinical experience caring for the elderly client. Background study checks will be conducted. Successful students will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide competency examination for certification and placement on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. This course meets application requirements for the Riverland Community College nursing program. (4 Cr - 2 lect, 2 lab)
4.00 HCNA1200

Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide (CERT) Program Curriculum was last updated on 12/17/2012

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