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Nurse Aide Training

Ready made hybrid course to prepare your students to be proficient Nurse Aides.

Available For:

VA, OH

Course Overview

Prepare your students for exciting careers as Nurse Aides. This course provides the environment, digital curriculum, and content necessary for your students to excel as Nurse Aides at the forefront of health care.  

Skills that students will learn include communication, basic nursing, anatomy and physiology, safety, personal care, understanding and promoting patients' rights, and so much more. The integration of the skills and knowledge they will obtain in this online environment under the supervision of a primary instructor (PI) and the practical skills they will learn in your class will prepare them for a rewarding career as a

Nurse Aide professional. 

What's Included

14

Expertly crafted modules

29

Assignments

78

Content Engagements

19

Quizzes and Tests

49

Discussions

Course Detail

Module 2 - Communication and Interpersonal Skills


Students will learn the communication and interpersonal skills critical within a long-term care facility, the residents, and their support systems.

Topics Included Cover:

  • Elements of Communication

  • Senses in Communication

  • Communication Among the Health Care Team

  • Communicating with Specific Populations

  • Interpersonal Skills for Nurse Aide

  • Conflict Management

  • Social Media and Cell Phone Usage




Module 6 - Resident Rights


Students will learn about the Resident Bill of Rights, and the important role a nurse aide has in implementing and protecting residents’ rights.

Topics Included Cover:

  • Basic Rights of All Residents

  • Rights of Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities

  • Holistic Needs of Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities




Module 7 - Basic Nursing Skills


Students will learn the competencies necessary to provide adequate care for residents, such as being able to execute basic tasks, seeking appropriate help, and reporting a change in the resident’s condition to the proper authority.

Topics Included Cover:

  • How to Begin and End Resident Care

  • Recognizing Changes in Body Functioning and the Importance of Reporting

  • Caring for the Resident's Environment

  • Vital Signs

  • Height and Weight

  • Measure and Record Fluid Intake and Output




Module 8 - Personal Care Skills


Students will learn how to deliver important personal care for residents. When it is properly done, personal care can add to a resident’s feeling of self worth and dignity. Topics Included Cover:

  • Guidelines for Assisting with Personal Care
  • Bathing
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Toileting
  • Eating and Hydration
  • Care of the Skin (Integumentary System)
  • Transfer, Positioning and Turning




Module 9 - Mental Health and Social Service Skills


Students will learn how to recognize changing behaviors concerning a patient’s psychological, psychosocial and environmental needs. Understanding these signs will prepare students to better intervene and manage these kinds of behaviors. Topics Included Cover:

  • Basic Psychosocial Needs
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Illness
  • Guidelines to Modify the Nurse Aide's Behavior
  • Behavior Management Techniques
  • Supporting Age-Appropriate Behavior
  • Responding Appropriately to a Resident's Behavior
  • Family and Concerned Others as a Source of Emotional Support
  • Providing Appropriate Clinical Care to the Aged and Disabled




Module 10 - Special Needs Clients


Students will learn the daily tasks, needs, and requirements that a nurse aide must know how to provide to residents with special needs. Topics Included Cover:

  • Nervous System
  • Cognitive Impairment - Memory Care
  • Diabetes Mellitus




Module 11 - Basic Restorative Services


Students will learn the importance of helping a resident maintain current levels of functioning to the extent it is physiologically or psychologically possible, and to identify opportunities to assist in regaining lost functions. Topics Included Cover:

  • Definitions
  • Guidelines of Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
  • Methods to Teach Residents to Participate in Self-Care Programs
  • Assistive Devices
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Turning and Positioning in Bed and Chair
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices
  • Bladder and Bowel Training




Module 3 - Infection Control


Students will learn the signs and symptoms of infection, how a nurse aide should report this, and how to prevent the spread of infection.

Topics Included Cover:

  • Overview of Infection

  • Prevention of Infection




Module 4 - Safety Measures


Students will learn the proper safety and emergency procedures that are critical for maintaining the well-being of residents and care-givers.

Topics Included Cover:

  • Prevention of Common Accidents

  • Workplace Safety




Module 5 - Emergency Measures


Students will learn what actions to take during an emergency situation. As well as, who, when, and how to contact key members of the health care team prior to and during an emergency condition.

Topics Included Cover:

  • Life-Threatening Emergency Measures

  • Basic Emergency Measures




Module 12 - Respiratory, Cardiovascular, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, and Resident Care when Death is Imminent


Students will learn the terminology associated with death and dying, and will be introduced to behaviors that are common among those who are in their last stages of life. Topics Included Cover:

  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Residents with AIDS
  • Residents with Cancer
  • Care of Resident when Death is Imminent




Module 13 - Admission, Transfer, and Discharge


Students will learn about the cycle of care within a long-term care facility, and the rules and procedures across these stages. Topics Included Cover:

  • Admission to the Long-Term Care Facility
  • Transfer of Resident
  • Discharge




Module 14 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Practice for the CNA


Students will learn about the code of ethics, appropriate behaviors, and regulatory requirements of a nurse aide. Topics Included Cover:

  • Professional Behaviors of a Nurse Aide
  • Nurse Aide Code of Ethics
  • Conflict Management
  • Regulatory Agencies for Nurse Aides
  • Inappropriate Behavior for the Nurse Aide
  • Mandated Reporter Authority
  • Disciplinary Proceedings Against a Certified Nurse Aide
  • Responsibilities of Certified Nurse Aides to the Virginia Board of Nursing
  • Responsibilities of Employers of Certified Nurse Aides to the Virginia Board of Nursing
  • Obtaining Certification




Module 1 - The Nurse Aide and Long-Term Care


An introduction to the role of a nurse aide, and what students need to know as outlined by the Virginia Board of Nursing (BON). Topics Included Cover:

  • Long-term and Acute Care
  • Payment Options for Long-Term Care Facilities
  • OBRA-87
  • The Health Care Team
  • Common Tasks for the Nurse Aide
  • Professional Behavior of the Nurse aAde
  • Delegation
  • Applying for Employment as a Nurse Aide




Orientation Module


A customizable overview module that introduces the class to the course. This module includes and details the following:

  • Class Syllabus
  • The NEO Learning Management System
  • Discussion Posts
  • Recommended Ways of Communicating and Netiquette
  • How to Create a Reflection Journal, aka a 'Dream Book'
  • Course Requirements





Course Detail below reflects the Virginia version of the course

Additional Course Details

Course Availability

This course currently is offered in Virginia and Ohio specific variations, which are designed to their respective state standards. However, a generalized nationally appropriate version can be made available upon request,

Course Design

This course is designed to be an online hybrid course. Meaning that in the states of Virginia and Ohio, the online curriculum alone cannot be a full replacement for a practical course component. Training centers and schools will need a practical component in addition to this digital curriculum offering.

Recommended Required Materials

Readings and activities for the course are in different formats such as online articles, PDF's, videos as well as readings. All of which is embedded in this course. However, the recommended required textbook for this course is Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - Long-Term Care. Fourth Edition, which is not included.

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