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NURS 130 - Nursing Assistant Units: 6

This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to assist the professional nurse in direct patient care, undertaking those tasks which are supportive to the care of the patient in various health-care settings. Students are introduced to the roles and responsibilities of a Certified Nursing Assistant. Emphasis is placed on acquiring proficiency in direct and indirect care to patients, as defined by the Nevada State Board of Nursing's Scope of Practice. The lab/clinical portion of this course includes selected skills that students have to perform. After satisfactory completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State exam and after passing that exam can become "Certified" Nursing Assistants.

Enrollment Requirements: MANDATORY STEPS OF ENROLLMENT: Background check, Drug Test, HCP CPR card, Major Medical Insurance and Immunizations.

Term Offered: All Semesters