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Course Descriptions

NURS 110: Nursing Assistant

-Placement at MATH 092 or higher
-Placement at ENGL 094 or higher
-Placement at READ 091 or higher

The course prepares individuals to function as nursing assistants in nursing homes, hospitals, and private homes. Basic nursing knowledge and skills required to care for individuals in a manner that respects their dignity will be the focus of this course. The course contains a variety of skills which require fine-motor coordination. Students must also be physically able to lift and transfer patients safely and correctly. Students must submit to authorization for a Live Scan fingerprint (required by Illinois law); a physical exam, TB testing; and a uniform purchase. NURS 110 meets federal and state guidelines for nursing assistant training, and students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the competency evaluation required for nursing assistants. Students must register with an advisor 8 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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