A five-week certificate program that prepares individuals to become a Nurse Aide. Aides render care to clients in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and in home-care. The program consists of 35 hours of course work in theory, 45 hours of laboratory activities, and 20 hours in a clinical agency. The NCS-112 course requires consistent attendance from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., four days a week.
Upon successful completion of NCS-112, students are eligible to take the state of Michigan Nurse Aide competency exam for certification to receive the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation. The exam is not included in NCS-112.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
Demonstrate competency in skills necessary for nurse assistants.
Demonstrate professional behavior by communicating effectively and incorporating legal and ethical values into the care of residents.
Provide safe, quality care to residents.
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