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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program
CNA Program Learning Objectives and Outcomes
- Describe the functions of body systems appropriate to the nursing assistant scope of practice.
- Describe the roles and responsibility of nursing assistants including ethics, communication, legal responsibilities, abuse laws, and Nevada State Board of Nursing regulations.
- Demonstrate professional communication skills including recording and reporting, and legal and ethical responsibilities.
- Demonstrate safety and infectional control practices that comply with standards of practice for nursing assistants.
- Identify stages of growth and development.
- Define common medical terms and abbreviations used in health care.
- Demonstrate competence and proficiency in the following categories of skills:
- Communication and interpersonal relationships.
- Safety and infection control.
- Personal care procedures.
- Vital signs.
- Nutritional requirements and techniques.
- Admission, transfer, and discharge procedures.
- Exercise and activity.
- Unsterile warm and cold applications.
- Care to clients with special needs.
- End of life care.
- Care to clients with cognitive impairment.
- Comply with privacy and confidentiality laws.
- Demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional work ethics.
- Adhere to the policies and procedures of clinical sites.