Henry Ford College

NCS 110 Competency Evaluated Nurse Assistant

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Course Description: 

This five-week course covers the basic nursing skills necessary to work as a nurse aide. Discusses how nurse aides assist nurses in rendering patient care either as primary caregivers for residents living in long term or in acute and chronic settings. Total student course contact hours: 40 theory hours, 50 lab hours, 30 clinical hours.

NOTE: Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the State of Michigan Nurse Aide Competency exam for certification to receive the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation. This exam is not included in this course.

High school diploma/GED; Score of 82 or above on the Compass test. Satisfactory completion of ENG 081 OR a C grade or better in ENG 131 OR equivalent.