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HLTH1115 – Introduction to Nursing in Long Term Care pdf

Credits: 3 (1/2/0)
Description: This course provides an introduction to the concepts of infection control, safe and clean environment, communication, lifespan issues, basic human care needs and special population care needs. The primary focus is on basic nursing care and the skills needed to safely and competently perform personal holistic care under the supervision of a registered nurse to clients in long-term and acute-care settings. It meets the requirements for the Minnesota Department of Health Nursing Assistant course, and successful completion allows the student to be eligible to take the State Registry Exam for Nursing Assistant.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Identify the healthcare workers' roles and responsibilities.
  2. Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure the client receives holistic care.
  3. Apply interpersonal communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate competent, compassionate, personal, holistic nursing assistant care to clients.
  5. Demonstrate client and environmental safety in healthcare settings.
  6. Identify emergency procedures in healthcare settings.
  7. Identify normal and abnormal findings related to basic nursing care.
  8. Perform appropriate infection control techniques.
  9. Demonstrate accurate use of restorative/rehabilitative principles and devices.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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