This course is designed to meet the competency requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing by preparing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform patient and/or residential care in the role of a nurse aide. Students learn effective communication and skills to interact competently with clients and the interdisciplinary team on a one-on-one basis; sensitivity to clients' emotional, social, and mental health needs; the ability to recognize each individual's capabilities in regards to ADLs, hygiene, grooming, nutrition, and elimination; knowledge and skills that support and promote each client's rights as well as respect for the client as an individual; appropriate observational and documentation skills needed in the assessment of clients' health, physical condition, and well-being; the role of a nurse aide within the healthcare team; and skills required by the State Board of Nursing Chapter 11 Rules & Regulations for Approval of Nurse Aide Training Programs.
Each student will learn basic theoretical component, which is defined by the State of Colorado and Federal regulations. Students will be trained on multiple core competency skills, which will prepare students for the Final Exam with the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
With our accelerated program, you can earn your Certified Nursing Aide certificate in just four weeks!
The Hybrid CNA Course consists of instruction covering theory, lab, and clinical. Meeting the minimum 75 hours required by the State of Colorado.
Lessons, workbook assignments, and exams are completed online during the first two weeks. Skills training and lab-simulation is completed at the Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado during the remaining two weeks.
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