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The Falcon Institute of Health and Science Nurse Aide Training Program will prepare students to become entry-level Nurse Aides by achieving a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide quality care and safety to the residents of long term care facilities/nursing homes and home health care as set forth by the profession of nursing and regulated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Nurse Aide Training Program is a 120-hour intense training opportunity for those who wish to become Certified Nurse Aides. The program will take 18 days to complete.

Curriculum Outline:

  • Role and Function
  • Communication Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety/Emergency
  • Client’s Rights
  • Client’s Independence
  • Nutrition
  • Identify and Report Conditions of Body Systems
  • Client’s Environment
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Restorative Care
  • Behavioral Health and Social Services Needs
  • Care of Cognitively Impaired Clients

Educational Program Objectives:

  1. Understand the role and organization of health care facilities and interdisciplinary health care items.
  2. Identify the role and responsibilities of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and Nurse Aide within the health care system.
  3. Understand theoretical knowledge necessary in providing basic health care services.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to perform clinical skills essential in providing basic health care services.
  5. Communicate accurately & appropriately in the role of Nurse Aide.
  6. Demonstrate professional & personal qualities and characteristics of a Nurse Aide.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to function as a Nurse Aide under the supervision of Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
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