Teaches basic care skills with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients. Covers procedures, communications and interpersonal relations; observation, charting and reporting; care planning, safety and infection control; anatomy and physiology, nutrition and patient feeding; ethics, death and dying. Prepares multi-skilled health care workers to care for patients of various ages with special emphasis on geriatric nursing, home health, long and short term care facilities. FastForward Grants Now Available.
Designed to provide previous students unsuccessful on the NCLEX PN examination the opportunity to review NCLEX PN information and establish the skills competencies required by the Board of Nursing to retake the exam.
This course will prepare students currently enrolled in a Virginia Board of Nursing approved nursing program (PN or RN) to take and pass the CNA written and skills exam. This is an eligibility route approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.