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CNA 101: Certified Nursing Assistant
(6.0) F, S
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 70 and ENG 80.

Limitation on Enrollment: Must pass physical exam and have current CPR card specifying "For Health Care Provider," current immunizations and a copy of Social Security card. On completion of this course, the student meets California State requirements to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Basic nursing theory and nursing skills taught in the classroom, and students are supervised in giving care to residents in a long-term care facility. Content follows the California State-approved CNA curriculum.

CNA 102: Home Health Aide
(1.8) F, S
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 70 and ENG 80

Corequisites: Prior or concurrent enrollment in CNA 101 Limitation on Enrollment: Up-to-date physical exam, immunizations, and CPR card specifying "For Health Care Provider" and a Social Security card On completion of this course, the CNA meets California State requirements to be a Home Health Aide (HHA). Content builds on the nursing basics taught in the CNA course. The focus is on care of the client in the home, nutrition, food preparation and all State of California requirements. Supervised home care experience included.

CNA 103: Acute Care Skills For The CNA
(1.5) F, S

Corequisites: Prior or concurrent enrollment in CNA 101 Limitation on Enrollment: Must pass physical exam and hold current CPR card specifying "For Health Care Provider" and a Social Security card The long-term care skills of the CNA are expanded to include basic nursing skills used in an acute-hospital setting. Classroom lecture and supervised experience in an acute-care hospital included.

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