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Several certificate programs are offered through the Nursing Department. These are focused programs that result in a certificate of completion. Many area health care employers are interested in students who have successfully completed these programs. A Nursing Certificate program may fulfill one of the certificate requirements for the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Multi-Competency Health.

Clinical agencies have set requirements for patient safety. Students enrolling in programs with a clinical component will be informed of the specific requirements for health, fingerprinting, and/or drug screening prior to enrollment.

Complementary Care Certificate

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.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1170 Holistic Healing Methods  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1171 Fundamentals of Herbology  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
Semester 3 . .
NURC 1172 Principles of Homeopathy 3
. OR .
NURC 1160 Pranic Healing Level I 1
. OR .1
PNUR 1201 Relaxation Techniques  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1 - 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 7 to 10

Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate

A student completing the Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate will be able to:

  • Effectively communicate in the health care setting
  • State and demonstrate principles of medical asepsis and standard precautions
  • Identify and demonstrate the principles of safe resident care
  • Discuss and demonstrate basic nursing care skills
  • Meet requirements set forth in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987
  • Meet eligibility requirements needed to take the state test for nurse aides.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1101 Nurses Aide Training Program  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 3

Patient Care Skills Certificate

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 patient care in an acute care setting
  • Discuss and demonstrate basic nursing care skills commonly performed in the acute care setting.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 .
NURC 1102 Patient Care Skills Course  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 3

Pranic Healing Certificate Level I

A student completing the Pranic Healing Certificate Level I will be able to:

  • Identify basic concepts and principles of Pranic Healing
  • Demonstrate basic Pranic Healing techniques on three or more ailments
  • Identify the eleven major energy centers and their corresponding internal organs
  • Describe important things to avoid when healing
  • Demonstrate self-decontamination techniques and self-recharging techniques
  • Practice self-healing and distant healing.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1160 Pranic Healing Level I  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 1

Pranic Healing Certificate Level II – Advanced Pranic Healing

A student completing the Pranic Healing Certificate Level II will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper advanced energizing techniques and color prana production
  • Describe the properties of the seven color pranas
  • Identify the eleven major energy centers and organs controlled by each center
  • Demonstrate advanced scanning and cleansing techniques
  • Use Advanced Pranic Healing knowledge and skill to accurately identify and safely apply protocols.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1160 Pranic Healing I  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1161 Pranic Healing Level II – Advanced Pranic Healing  2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 2
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 3

Pranic Healing Certificate Level III – Mental and Emotional Well-Being

A student completing the Pranic Healing Certificate Level III will be able to:

  • Identify fundamental principles of Pranic Healing for Mental and Emotional Well-Being
  • Describe psychological functions of the eleven major energy centers
  • Demonstrate the advanced general and local sweeping techniques for Level III
  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced chakral scanning and auric shielding
  • Demonstrate application of Level III techniques for various issues related to mental and emotional well-being.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1160 Pranic Healing Level I  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1161 Pranic Healing Level II – Advanced Pranic Healing  2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 2
Semester 3 . .
NURC 1162 Pranic Healing Level III – Mental & Emotional Well-Being  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 4

Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate

A student completing the Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate will be able to:

  • Act effectively and safely as a first assistant in surgery
  • Meet eligibility requirements to take the RNFA certificate examination.
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1901 Registered Nurse First Assistant  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 4
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1902 RNFA Experience in the Operating Room  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 4
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 8

Train the Trainer Certificate

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.
COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1250 Train the Trainer Program  2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 2
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 2