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MCH 130 Nurse Aide Training 4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on caring for the elderly in long-term care facilities. Topics include: communication skills, mental health and social service needs, resident rights, activities of daily living, safety, and restorative services. Students who complete the course at 80% or above are qualified to take the Ohio Department of Health Competency Evaluation Test for a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA).
Prerequisites: None
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Nurse Aide Training Certificate (NATC)

The Nurse Aide Training Certificate program is approved by the Ohio Department of Health. The program provides the skills needed to care for residents in a long-term care facility. These skills include Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and lifting safely without injury to self or residents.

Patient Care Assistant Certificate (PCAC)

The Patient Care Assistant is an unlicensed assistant (with Nurse Aide certification) who supports the professional nurse in providing basic patient care in an acute care setting such as a hospital's general medical unit or surgical unit.