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Nurse Assistant (NAST-160)

2014 Fall 
Location: Vandalia

Description: Includes classroom and laboratory experiences. Units of instruction include: Introduction to the health care system and the health care team, basic anatomy and physiology, abbreviations and common medical terminology, legal/ethical and spiritual aspects of care, growth and development, the patient and his/her environment, vital signs, aseptic, techniques, bathing, feeding, nutrition, body mechanics, moving and transporting residents/patients. It will also include habilitation and rehabilitation, admission and discharge, collecting specimens, special procedures, observation, reporting and recording, death and dying, home care needs, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The course has been designed to enable the student to differentiate between the normal aging process and cognitive dysfunctional disease processes. The student will be introduced to the appropriate care and treatment modalities for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementia's. The course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Prerequisite: Reading placement at READ 111 or higher or complete READ 088 with a C or better. Refer to placement chart in college catalog for detailed information.

Textbook information can be found here.

08/26/2014 - 11/20/2014 Vandalia S. Duplayee
Lecture Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM Days: TR Seats: 6
10/30/2014 - 11/20/2014 Vandalia S. Duplayee
Lab Time: 7:00AM - 3:15PM Days: Seats: 6

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