Nursing 050: Presents the fundamental nursing skills needed to care for the hospitalized patient. Includes clinical practice in a skilled nursing facility with emphasis on the role and responsibilities of the nurse assistant, safety principles and infection control, basic patient care skills, and emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the patient. Upon completion, the student will be eligible to take the California test for certification.
Nursing 051: Provides theory and practical application of knowledge and skills needed to function as a home health aide. Emphasizes interpretation of client needs, personal care services, nutrition, and cleaning and care tasks in the home. Upon completion, the student will be eligible for California certification. Units do not apply to the associate degree.