Nurse Aide II Condensed
Nurse Aide II is an occupational preparation course emphasizing body systems and diseases as related to advanced clinical care of the acute medical-surgical patient, the chronically ill, and the elderly. Students receive skills training and hands-on clinical experiences in a healthcare setting. Work-based learning in a healthcare facility is part of the course. Students must maintain American Heart Association's Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training during this course. This course requires students to meet the Virginia Board of Nursing required clock hours to be eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam. Additionally, this course includes the approved opiate competencies for health and medical sciences education.
Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
Note: Board-approved programs must maintain regulatory compliance for all enrolled students. For students to be considered graduates of any approved program, the program must be completed in entirety to include both classroom and clinical portions of the program. Further, pursuant to regulation (18VAC90-263-50 (C)(3)), clinical must include a minimum of 40 hours of direct client care and only 5 of those hours are permitted to be in a setting other than geriatric long term care. Simulation/lab does not count as direct client care clinical experiences.
Note: Some healthcare facilities that accept federal funding (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid) may require criminal background checks and drug screens for students participating in a clinical experience. An updated immunization record will be required prior to the student participating in the clinical experience.
Virginia Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing, Guidance Documents
Virginia Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing, Nurse Aide Education Program Applications and Forms
Reference for tasks noted as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation:
Virginia Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing, Regulations for Nurse Aide Programs
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)
- Certified Nurse Aide Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Diagnostic Services Assessment
- EKG Technician Certification (ETC) Examination
- Health Assisting Assessment
- Health Informatics Assessment
- Home Health Aide Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- National Health Science Assessment
- Nursing Assisting Assessment
- Therapeutic Services Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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