Nursing Assistant Certified
NURSING ASSISTANT FOUNDATIONS
NAC 101
6 Credits
66 hours of lecture
Study and practice in preparation for the Washington state certification examination as a nursing assistant. Topics include anatomy and physiology, resident rights, concepts of death and dying, dementia care, legal aspects of care, scope of practice of the nursing assistant, function of the health care team, communication skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, and restorative care. Concurrent enrollment in NAC 102 is required. [GE]
NURSING ASSISTANT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
NAC 102
3 Credits
66 hours of lab
Supervised clinical experience for Nursing Assistants in long term care settings. Concurrent enrollment in NAC 101 is required. [GE]
NURSING ASSISTANT FOUNDATIONS/CLINICAL
NAC 103
9 Credits
66 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Study and practice in preparation for the Washington state certification examination as a nursing assistant. Topics include anatomy and physiology, resident rights, concepts of death and dying, dementia care, legal aspects of care, scope of practice of the nursing assistant, function of the health care team, communication skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, and restorative care. Includes supervised clinical experience for Nursing Assistants in long term care settings. Prerequisite: Successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in FACPR 032, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
NAC 280
1 - 10 Credits
110 hours of lecture
Varying topics in the Nursing Assistant Certified program, as listed in the quarterly class schedule. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]