Clinical = hands on experience in the industry
Skills = hands on practice in a lab setting
This course prepares the student to provide basic personal care under the supervision of licensed nurses. It includes approximately 60 hours of online class work and a minimum of 20 hours skills practice and a minimum 40 hours clinical experience in a local health care facility including hospitals and/or nursing homes. Course completers are qualified to take the state skills and written exams to qualify to be listed on the registry as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). Employment opportunities for CNAs primarily include hospitals; home care and long term care facilities.
Here are some quick facts about the course.
- Prerequisite: Fundamentals for Health Professions (with 80% or higher grade and 80% on final exam) and Medical Terminology (with 80% or higher grade and 80% on final exam)
- Open to Juniors or Seniors only
- Spring semester only. Schedule depends on location – May use evenings or weekends for skills and clinical hours plus one class period per day for online work.
- (2) High School credits
- (4) Technical Competency credits (at LCSC)
- On line and textbook class with at least (20) hours skills lab and (40) hours clinical
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