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Nurse Aide I

  • Areas of Interest: Curriculum Course
  • Credits: 6
  • Class Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 4
  • Clinical Hours: 3
  • Course Code: NAS-101
  • Prerequisites: Take One: DRE 097 or ENG 002
  • Co-requisites: None
In Person
Fall, Spring

This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.