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CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE TRAINING PROGRAM
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F. H. LaGuardia Community College

NURSE AIDE TECHNICAL SKILLS
Description: Students will learn: Community Health Care; the Role of a Nurse Aide; Consumer Rights and Responsibilities in Health Care; Ethical and Legal Issues affecting the Nurse Aide; Medical Terminology and Body Organization; Classification of Diseases; Communication Skills; Observation; Reporting and Documentation; Meeting Basic Human Needs; Infection and Infection Control; Patient Safety; Ambulation, Pulse and Respiration; Blood Pressure; Measuring Height and Weight; Patient Care and comfort Measures; Principles of Nutrition and Fluid balance; Special Care Procedures; Other Health Care Settings and the expanded role of the Certified Nurse Aide. PH LEBOTOMY
Description: This class will teach students diagnostic blood sampling, blood components, universal precautions and venipuncture technique.

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION/FIRST-AID

Description: Students will be trained to respond to emergencies using first aid techniques with special emphasis on child and adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). CLINICAL PRACTICE
Description: The clinical practice component of the Certified Nurse Aide program affords participants an opportunity to put into practice theory learned in the classroom. During the clinical experience, program participants become socialized into the medical community. This is a required component of the training. ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH (EKG) USAGE AND READING
Description: Participants will learn to operate an electrocardiograph machine and obtain readings for physician's interpretation.

WORK CULTURE/LIFE SKILLS
Description: This component will assist participants in learning about themselves and the world of work. Through a series of discussions, career guidance and other tools, participants will explore the following topics: job search strategies, job campaign preparation, interviewing, techniques strategies for success, self exploration, understanding life roles, time management, risk taking, decision making, stress management and financial planning.


 


Workforce Education Center
Youth Programs Division
Room C314, LaGuardia Community College
Phone: 718-482-5340 Fax: 718-609-2071
"Workforce Education Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs"
and "Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities."

Designed by Lina Cordero
Edited by Wilmarie Villar Ledesma
Student Technology Mentor
Center for Teaching and Learning