Curriculum

The Nurse Aide Training Program offers students 130-hours of instruction and hands-on clinical experiences at a long-term care facility.  At the clinical facility, students have an opportunity to practice the skills that they learned in the classroom and skills lab.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Health Care
  • Role of the Nurse Aide
  • Communication Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Body Systems
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Resident Rights, Independence
  • and Environment
  • Use of Protective Devices and
  • Restraint Alternatives
  • Behavioral Health and Social
  • Service Needs               
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Ethics
  • Types of Abuse, Abuse
  • Prevention and Reporting
  • Nutrition
  • Body Mechanics,
  • Lifting and Transferring
  • Rehabilitative and
  • Restorative Care
  • Caring for the Cognitively
  • Impaired Resident
  • Caring for the Dying Resident