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Non-Credit: Geriatric Home Aide Website | Biological and Health Sciences Division


Non-Credit: Geriatric Home Aide 2020-2021

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This program provides practical skills and knowledge for entry-level students interested in a career as a geriatric home aide. It prepares students to provide care to ambulatory elderly patients in their own homes, under the supervision of a registered nurse. Course curriculum is focused on basic needs, safety considerations and nutrition needs for the geriatric patient population.

Program Learning Outcomes:

-The student will be prepared to administer safe care to elderly patients in their own homes under the supervision of a registered nurse.
-The student will be prepared to document their care to elderly patients in their own homes under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Units Required

  • Certificate(s): 104 hours
CC = Certificate of Completion.

Certificate Requirements

Geriatric Home Aide Certificate of Completion (104 hours)

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NCSV 400 Geriatric Home Aide Basics (60 hours)
NCSV 401 Geriatric Home Aide-Nutrition (44 hours)


Control Information:
2020-2021 | Status: Approved | Modified: 2020-04-27 14:04:24 | Dept Code: NCSV

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