Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 105 - Nursing Assistant Training Program

3 CR
The Nursing Assistant Training Program is an 80.5-hour course approved by the State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The course consists of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The major emphasis is on long-term care with integration of concepts from acute care and home health care. Classroom hours will focus on theory, while laboratory hours will focus on attainment of skills that are necessary for the nursing assistant to possess. Clinical hours will focus on implementing skills obtained in the laboratory and will take place in a long-term care setting. Students must enter this course with the minimum technical standards of: critical thinking and cognitive competencies; professionalism; communication; mobility; motor skills; sensory; observation; and tactile sense. See the KCC Nursing Assistant Training website for complete descriptions. [36-44.5-80.5]

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED or high school transcript.

Additional Information: Additional Information: TB test, flu vaccination (from October to March), and at least 17 years of age by the first day of class is required. A criminal background check will be completed during this course.