Nurse Aide

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and laboratory practice ;as well as, the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie
Thomasville
Tifton
Cairo

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will demonstrate proper Hand Washing Technique to promote infection control practice and methods for preventing the spread of disease.
• Student will demonstrate assessing and recording Pulse, Respiration, and Blood Pressure.
• Students will demonstrate proper Catheter Care technique to promote infection control practice and methods for preventing the spread of disease.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 17 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements: American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR Certification, Physical Exam, Dental Exam, Drug Toxicology, and Criminal Background Check.

Program Final Exit Point: Nurse Aide, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 13 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Some credits from this program may be applied to a diploma program. Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be allowed to complete the practicum requirements. This could result in being withdrawn from the program.

* Upon successful completion of NAST 1100, Students may apply to the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) which determines competency to be enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses (13 hours)

13

ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
ALHS 1060 Diet/Nutrition for AH Services 2
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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