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HLTH 1150 - Nursing Assistant

Overview of the health care system and role of the nursing assistant as a health care team member. Discussions on the concepts of basic human needs, professional behavior, communication, legal/ethical issues, and multicultural diversity. Teaches basic nursing skills including bathing, assisting with dining, ambulating, transferring, and toileting. Included in this course are classroom, nursing lab and clinical experiences in a health care setting. Course is approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is eligible to test for placement on the Nebraska Nursing Assistant Registry.

Location: L
Credits: 4
Classroom Lecture Hours: 35
Lab Hours: 77
Prerequisite(s): Must be at least 16 years old