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Nursing Assistant

NAC 106 Nursing Assistant Foundations • 4 Cr.

Prepares students to discuss legal and ethical aspects of the Nursing Assistant Certified role. Provides opportunity to understand basic care needs of adults, appropriate communication, and safety and infection control. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Previously HPRO 116. Either HPRO 116 or NAC 106 may be taken for credit, but not both.

NAC 107 Nursing Assistant Technical Skills • 3 Cr.

Focuses on the daily care needs for adults including communication, safety and infection control. Provides opportunity to practice responses to emergency situations such as falls, non-responsive patient or a power outage. Prepares students for certification exam. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Recommended: placement by assessment into ENGL& 101. Previously HPRO 117. Either HPRO 117 or NAC 107 may be taken for credit, but not both.

NAC 108 Nursing Assistant Practicum • 3 Cr.

This class focuses on basic daily care and communication techniques to support adults, their families and healthcare teams. The use of correct safety and infection controls, reporting of assessment data, and principles of restorative and rehabilitative care are developed. This course prepares students for the certification exam. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and NAC 107. May be concurrently enrolled in NAC 107. Recommended: Current CPR card, submit a complete Immunization Status form for BC healthcare students, WA state background check, and ability to safely lift 50 lbs. Previously HPRO 118. Either HPRO 118 or NAC 108 may be taken for credit, but not both.