NAS 100◊ Basic Nurse Assistant

6 credits

Learn the basic principles and procedures used by the nurse assistant in long-term care (nursing homes), home-health settings and hospitals to meet basic human needs. Included are basic medical terminology, body structure and function, concept of life span, communications and safety, as well as clinical experience in long-term care facilities. Meets the Illinois Department of Public Health Requirement for the nurse assistant certificates.

Prerequisite: Admission to NAS program

Lecture: 4 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours
Clinical Laboratory: 4

(course fee required)