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Nursing Assistant (NAA)

NAA 100  (3 credit hours)  
Nursing Assistant Skills I  

Provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides to assume the role and responsibility required in a long term care setting. The focus is communication, infection control, safety, resident/patient rights, and basic nursing skills. Note: Faculty and clinical sites must comply with applicable Federal and Kentucky laws and regulations including but not limited to 42 USC 1396r and 907 KAR 1:450. Lecture: 3 credits (75 contact hours).

Attributes: Course Also Offered in Modules, Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
NAA 102  (3 credit hours)  
Basic Health Unit Coordinating  

Presents the duties and responsibilities of the health unit coordinator with an emphasis on communication skills, confidentiality, legal and ethical issues, and order entry. Lecture 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
NAA 115  (3 credit hours)  
Nursing Assistant II  

Provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides to assume the role and responsibility required in a variety of health care settings. Builds upon MNA 100/NAA 100 and prepares the student to perform advanced nursing assistant skills. Lecture: 2.0 credits (30 contact hours) Lab: 1.0 credit (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ((MNA 100 or NAA 100) with a grade of "C" or above within one year) or Active Status on the Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry (in good standing)) or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
NAA 125  (6 credit hours)  
Advanced Nursing Assistant  

Provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides to assume the role and responsibility required in a variety of health care settings. Focuses on communication, infection control, safety, resident/patient rights while preparing the student to perform advanced nursing assistant skills. Note: Faculty and clinical sites must comply with applicable Federal and Kentucky laws and regulations including but not limited to 42 USC 1396r and 907 KAR 1:450. Lecture/Lab: 6.0 credits (150 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
NAA 1021  (1 credit hours)  
Health Unit Coordinating  

Presents communication skills and safety duties and responsibilities of the health unit coordinator. Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
NAA 1022  (1 credit hours)  
Health Unit Management  

Presents health unit coordinator duties and responsibilities regarding confidentiality and legal and ethical issues.

Pre-requisite: NAA 1021 Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).
Components: LEC: Lecture
NAA 1023  (1 credit hours)  
Transcription of Orders  

Presents order entry duties and responsibilities of the health unit coordinator. Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: NAA 1022.
Components: LEC: Lecture