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.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
Discuss basic normal anatomy. Discuss basic disease processes and their impacts on the client/resident. Discuss principles of infection control. Identify normal and abnormal assessment data. Use communication techniques that facilitate interactions among client, family, and health care team. Describe how the emotional, cultural, religious, and spiritual values of the client or resident affect care. Describe appropriate interventions within legal, ethical, and regulatory frameworks of practice. Describe a safe and comfortable environment for the client or resident.