Certified Nursing Assistant

Course Title: 
Certified Nursing Assistant
Course Description: 

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 course is a 2 hour 15-minute block or 3 periods in a day. It requires each student to have a minimum of 48 hours of clinical in an industry setting

School Information: 
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
2472 N Seward Meridian Pkwy, Wasilla, AK
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Requested competency code:

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

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Additional High Schools within district that have approval: 

Per ABOR Requirement, "A Laboratory Science course is defined as a course in w hich at least 1 class period each w eek is devoted to providing an opportunity for students to manipulate equipment, materials, or specimens, to develop skills in observation and analysis, and to discover, demonstrate, illustrate, or test scientific principles or concepts, such as chemistry, physics, earth sciences and biology."

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