2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 172

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
NursingAssistant
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
Thenursing assistant courseprepares students to assist
theprofessional nurse indirect client care, undertaking
those taskswhich are supportive to the careof clients
and in their scopeof practice.This course takes place
in the classroom, skills laboratory, andvarious clinical
agencies.This coursemeets theNevadaStateBoardof
Nursing requirements topreparenursing assistants to
be eligible to take the Statewritten andmanual skills
nursing assistant exams.
This coursemaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Demonstrate compliancewith standards of practice fornursing
assistants.
• Demonstrate competencewithall skills required for certification.
• Demonstrateknowledgeof common elements required for
certificationby theNevadaStateBoardofNursing.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
NURS130 NursingAssistant...........................................................6
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....6CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
NURS130 NursingAssistant
6
Total 6
SkillsCertificateTotal 6
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