Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) Course

A nurse’s aide, often called a nursing assistant, provides basic daily care for patients in short-term and long-term medical facilities.

A Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) is a healthcare professional and a valued member of the healthcare team who plays a pivotal role in caring for patients by providing basic quality-of-life needs.  They offer patients compassion and patience while assisting them with day-to-day life tasks such as dressing, bathing and feeding, oral and toileting care as well as vital signs and intake and output. They also support doctors and nurses in diagnostic procedures and technical treatments.

Certified nursing assistants or nurse aides (CNAs) also typically assist in patient charting and instruction, documenting any care that is given and report significant observations to the nursing staff.

CNAs enjoy solid job security and frequently work a flexible schedule. Typical work environments include long-term care facilities, hospitals, clinics and in the home.

While in school, you will be instructed on a broad range of subjects, including infection control, communication and interpersonal skills, safety and emergency procedures, personal care skills, psychosocial needs, basic restorative services and skills, basic nursing skills, quality improvement and more.

The CNA program is quick, thorough, current and relevant with courses that offer you great experience and the ability to get into the health care field in just a couple of months.

Average Salary $25,620

Years Higher Education 0-1

Job Outlook Excellent

CNAs work in nursing homes, home care, assisted living, Hospice, hospitals, community based long-term care, correctional institutions, and other long-term care settings.

They provide assistance with such tasks as:

  • Dressing
  • Bathing and skin care
  • Feeding
  • Mouth and hair care
  • Making beds
  • Toileting assistance and catheter care
  • Bowel and bladder care
  • Taking vital signs (temp, pulse, blood pressures etc)
  • Helping patients walk with gait belts, walker, cane and other devices
  • Assisting with range-of-motion exercises
  • Transfer wheelchair-bound patients using safe patient handling devices
  • Turning and positioning bedridden patients regularly
  • Reporting all changes to the nurse
  • Safety awareness
  • Observing, reporting and documentation
  • Post-mortem care

ORIENTATION FOR THIS COURSE: 16th January, 2018

CLASSES BEGINS: 20TH JANUARY, 2018

COURSE STRUCTURE: 1st SEMESTER – 6WEEKS; 2nd SEMESTER – 8WEEKS

CLINICAL ROTATION – 150HOURS

CNA CURRICULUM

 

SEMESTER ONE

 

 

INTRODUCTION

The Role and Responsibility of the Nursing Assistant

 

CLIENT’S RIGHT

Ethical and legal behavior that maintains resident’s rights.

 

COMMUNICATION

Communication skills and Interpersonal Relationships

 

SAFETY AND EMERGENCY

Safety and Infection Control

Basic emergency care.

 

Medical Terminology

 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Musculoskeletal System

The Urinary System

The Integumentary System

The Cardiovascular System

The Respiratory System

The Endocrine System

The Sensory System

The Digestive System

The Nervous System

Growth and Development

 

BASIC NURSING

Bed Making

Environmental Comfort and rest.

Safe transfers, positioning and turning of residents using effective body mechanics.

 

PERSONAL CARE SKILLS

Skin Care

Oral Hygiene

Bathing Procedures

Dressing and Undressing

Shaving

Nail and Hair Care

 

NUTRITION

Nutritional Requirements and Techniques

 

 

SEMESTER TWO

 

VITAL SIGNS

Pulse Rate

Respiratory Rate

Temperature

Blood Pressure

Weight & Height

 

ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE PROCEDURES

Admission/Transfer/Discharge of the resident.

 

EXERCISE AND ACTIVITIES

Restoration Care

Wheel Chair

Crutches

 

ELIMINATION PROCEDURES

Urinary Bladder Elimination

Bowel Elimination

 

SPECIMEN COLLECTION

Diagnostic tests assistance Physicians

Diagnostic test assistance Nurses

 

APPLICATIONS

Unsterile Warm and Cold Applications

Sitz Bath

Warm Compresses

 

PATIENT CARE

Rehabilitation of Clients with Special Needs

Peri-Operative care

Clients with Nervous System Diseases

Care of Clients with Diabetes

Care of Clients with Respiratory Diseases

Care of Clients with Cognitive Impairment

Care of Clients who are Grieving, Dying or Deceased

 

RESTORATIVE CARE

Wheel Chair

Crutches

 

TUITION:

200,000NGN TOTAL PACKAGE (includes scrubs, textbook, handouts, use of medical equipment, clinical rotation and job placement assistance) PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE!

The total cost for this course is 200,000NGN which is already discounted by 50,000NGN for the first set of students. It covers the expense of text book, handouts, scrub, teaching and class practical materials, Practicum and Job placement assistance in Nigeria or the UK.
A payment plan is set in place for your convenience:
10,000NGN – Registration fee
70,000NGN – 1st semester payment
70,000NGN – 2nd semester payment
50,000NGN – 3rd semester payment

START DATE
This course is scheduled to begin on the 20th of January, 2018. Our orientation day will be held on the 16th of January, 2018. This is a time to meet the staff and ask relevant questions about the course and our organization, also meet other prospective students.

COURSE OUTLINE
Lecture will take place at our training center in Northern Foreshore Estate, Chevron drive. Lekki on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9am to 1pm (time can be adjusted to suite)
Lectures are provided by highly skilled Nurses, Doctors, Anatomists, Physiologist and Physiotherapist.
Class attendance is mandatory for all students, lectures are interactive as well as practical.

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