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NURS100. Medicaid Nurse Aide

The course NURS 100 Medicaid Nurse Aide is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills for nurse aides necessary to assume the role and responsibility required for provision of long-term care. The basic pillars of the course are: communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, resident’s rights, promoting residents’ independence, and basic nursing skills. Participants will participate in online learning activities in addition to on-campus clinical lab time and on-site clinical time providing direct patient care and performing the duties of the nurse aide. All students who successfully pass the course and clinical/lab portion will be eligible to sit for certification. The certification exam is not a required component of the course but is recommended if planning pursue a career as a nurse aide or Registered Nurse.  Credits, 3 hours.