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Allied Health Division

Nurse Assistant


Course Description

ALLH 60 - Nurse Assistant
Advisories: ENGL 80, ENGL 84
Limitations on Enrollment: Orientation workshop, CPR card - Module A/C, TB test within past six months or negative chest x-ray within past year, physical within past 6 months, DOJ fingerprint clearance, Penal Code violations clearance.
Units: 5.5 units:  3 hours lecture; 7.5 hours lab
Course: (formerly ALLH 80 & ALLH 80L) This course provides clinical instruction and practice of basic nursing skills required of nursing assistants employed in skilled nursing facilities and extended care facilities. The course emphasizes care of the older adult client, assistance with the activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, exercise movement, eating, eliminating safety measures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and rehabilitation techniques. Meets State Department of Health Services requirements for eligibility to take the Nursing Assistant Certification examination.(10/06)