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2018-2019 Catalog SVC 
2018-2019 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 120 - Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC)

Provides instruction in basic bedside nursing skills. This course is divided into three sections. Section One: Consists of CPR, bloodborne pathogens, HIV/AIDS, First Aid and Fundamentals of Care Giving. Students will receive a certificate for American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR, bloodborne pathogen training, Red Cross First Aid, disaster preparedness and the seven hour HIV/AIDS training certificate. Section Two: provides hands on practical experience in basic bedside nursing skills. The training program consists of the following: Fundamentals of Care Giving and bedside Nursing Assistant Care. Students receiving their NAC license are eligible for employment from a variety of health care facilities. Section Three: Exam Preparation is designed to help students take the nursing assistant certification in Washington State. The purpose of the Prep section is to provide hands on practical experience in basic bedside nursing skills and to learn test taking strategies. After successful completion of the NAC NURS 120 course, students are eligible to sit for the NAC exam. Prerequisite: Background check and drug screen and department chair permission.