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Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant is a three credit class designed to prepare students for entry level jobs in nursing homes and other health care facilities.

This course introduces concepts of basic human needs, health/illness and basic nursing skills. Skills are demonstrated in a supervised laboratory setting and in a clinical environment. This course also covers introduction to home care. Topics include care of the child, reporting procedures, caring for special populations, homemaking skills and hospice care in a nursing home.

This course is designed to prepare students to successfully complete the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Certification Competency Examination and be able to apply for the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry.

Link to:
Nursing Assistant Registration Packet 
Minnesota West Nursing webpage


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Jodi Christensen
Pipestone Campus