Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or Int. Math 1
Grade: 11-12, student must be 17. Credit: 2 (semester course)
Certified Nursing Assistant meets the educational requirements for certification of a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Alaska. The course will train students to measure and record vital signs, provide personal care and hygiene, position, transfer and ambulate, provide unit care, and other activities of daily living. CPR and First Aid will be included. The training will enable students to work in long term care and acute care facilities. Training will include both classroom activities and clinical experiences with industry partners in hospitals, nursing homes and extended care facilities. This class is good for students considering careers in health care and/or nursing. This is a 3 period block course with 48 hour clinicals in an industry setting, over 140 hours in classroom and skills time. For a total of 2 high school credits, UAA tech prep credits are available.Students learn CPR.Foot care being provided on each other.