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Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate (NURC 1001)
This one-class certificate (NURC 1001) qualifies students to be eligible to take the state test for nurse aides. Students must successfully state test to meet admission requirements for the nursing programs. More information
Patient Care Assistant: Acute Care Focus (NURC 1003)
A student completing this course will be able to:
- Define the role and responsibilities of a patient care assistant (PCA) in an acute and/or a skilled care setting
- Communicate effectively in the health care setting
- Demonstrate the principles of medical and surgical asepsis
- Demonstrate the principles of safe patient care in an acute care setting
- Demonstrate basic care skills necessary for diverse populations in specialized areas
Patient Care Skills Certificate (NURC 1102)
A student completing the Patient Care Skills Certificate will be able to:
- Effectively communicate in the health care setting.
- State and demonstrate principles of medical asepsis and standard precautions.
- State and demonstrate the principles of surgical asepsis.
- Identify and demonstrate the principles of safe resident care in an acute care setting.
- Discuss and demonstrate correct basic nursing skills commonly performed in the acute care setting.
Complementary Care Certificate (Selected combination of NURC 1170, 1171, 1172 or PNUR 1201)
A student completing the Complementary Care Certificate will be able to:
- Define terms associated with complementary care practices.
- Identify the different types of complementary care practices.
- Discuss the use of complementary care methods for health maintenance.
- Discuss the role of research in the evaluation of complementary care.
Train the Trainer Certificate (NURC 1250)
A student completing the Train the Trainer Certificate will be able to:
- Teach, coordinate, and supervise a Nurse Aide Training Program.
- Meet the requirements established by the Ohio Department of Health.
Registered Nurse First Assistant (NURC 1901, 1902)
A nurse completing this course will be able to:
- Act effectively and safely as a first assistant in surgery
- Meet eligibility requirements to take the RNFA certificate examination