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Nursing Assistant, Long Term Care

This course teaches basic nursing care, emergency procedures, communication, and skills for working as a member of the health care team.

This course teaches basic nursing care, emergency procedures, communication, and skills for working as a member of the health care team.  Students prepare for a writing and skills presentation nursing examination required for California State Nurse Assistant Certification.  You will be prepared to work in skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities (ICF), and ICF for developmentally disabled residents. 

Nurse Assistant-Long Term Care trains students for jobs at skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities (ICFs), and ICFs for developmentally disabled residents.  Focus is on basic nursing care, emergency procedures, communication, and working as a member of the health care team, in preparation for taking an approved written and skills nursing examination, which will qualify them for the California State Certification.

 

Details

  • Industry Sector: Health Science and Medical Technology
  • Grade Level: 11-12
  • Prerequisite: High school students must be at least 17 years of age to enroll; successful completion of Medical Careers course; valid Social Security card, government issued photo ID and fingerprint clearance; two-step TB test with physical exam as appropriate required. Body Systems and Disorders course recommended.
  • Class Hours: 220
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): 120 Required
  • Level: Capstone
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: G - General Elective (1 year required)
  • Certifications: ROP Career Pathways Completion Certificate; American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Card; Eligibility for National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Exam Required for State Certification
  • Class Location(s): Katella HS, Savanna HS, ROP Trident Education Center, NOCROP Regional Courses
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.