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Certified Nursing Assistant Lab

CNA 100LW

Certified Nursing Assistant Lab

CNA 100LW

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 4, WRITING LEVEL 2, and MATH LEVEL 2.

Corequisite: CNA 100W. A Criminal Background Check must be completed and approved before entering the clinical agency. Introduces clinical skills and experiences related to basic patient care and activities of daily living. Utilizes these skills in a variety of health care settings, such as long-term, home health, and acute care facilities. Successful completion of the course with a grade of "C" or better entitles the student for eligibility to take a competency evaluation exam to attain state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant. A final grade of "F" will be assigned in both theory and lab if either course is not successfully completed. Students are not eligible for a course refund, beyond the college defined refund period, if a determination has been made by the clinical agency that prevents the student from entering the facility for any reason. (0-60)

Outcomes and Objectives

Provide quality services to residents in long-term care, home care, and acute care facilities.

Objectives:

  • Form a relationship, communicate, and interact competently on a one-to-one basis with the residents (clients/patients).
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to residents' emotional, social, and mental health needs through skillfully directed interactions.
  • Assist residents in attaining and maintaining functional independence.
  • Exhibit behavior in support and promotion of residents' rights.
  • Demonstrate observational and documentation skills needed in the assessment of residents' health, physical condition, and well-being.

Demonstrate competency in basic nursing skills, personal care skills, mental health and social service needs, care of cognitively impaired residents, basic restorative services, and resident rights.

Objectives:

  • Practice and demonstrate basic and personal care skills.
  • Identify mental health and social service needs.
  • Provide care to residents with mental and physical impairments.
  • Demonstrate effective communication techniques and recognition of residents' rights.