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Plans of Study 2014-2015

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Nursing Certificate Programs (NURC)

Several certificate programs are offered through the Nursing Department. These are focused programs that result in a certificate of completion. Many area health care employers are interested in students who have successfully completed these programs. A Nursing Certificate program may fulfill one of the certificate requirements for the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Multi-Competency Health.

Clinical agencies have set requirements for patient safety. Students enrolling in programs with a clinical component will be informed of the specific requirements for health, fingerprinting, and/or drug screening prior to enrollment.

Complementary Care Certificate

A student completing the Complementary Care Certificate will be able to:

  • Define terms associated with complementary care practices
  • Identify the different types of complementary care practices
  • Discuss the use of complementary care methods for health maintenance
  • Discuss the role of research in the evaluation of complementary care.

Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate

A student completing the Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in the health care setting
  • State and demonstrate principles of medical asepsis and standard precautions
  • Identify and demonstrate the principles of safe resident care
  • Discuss and demonstrate basic nursing care skills
  • Meet requirements set forth in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987
  • Meet eligibility requirements needed to take the state test for nurse aides.

Patient Care Skills Certificate

A student completing the Patient Care Skills Certificate will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in the health care setting
  • State and demonstrate principles of medical asepsis and standard precautions
  • State and demonstrate the principles of surgical asepsis
  • Identify and demonstrate the principles of safe patient care in an acute care setting
  • Discuss and demonstrate basic nursing care skills commonly performed in the acute care setting.

Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate

A student completing the Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate will be able to:

  • Act effectively and safely as a first assistant in surgery
  • Meet eligibility requirements to take the RNFA certificate examination.

Train the Trainer Certificate

A student completing the Train the Trainer Certificate will be able to:

  • Teach, coordinate, and supervise a Nurse Aide Training Program
  • Meet the requirements established by the Ohio Department of Health.

Nurse Aide Training Program Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1101 Nurses Aide Training Program  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 3

Patient Care Skills Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1102 Patient Care Skills Course  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 3

Complementary Care Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1170 Holistic Healing Methods  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1171 Fundamentals of Herbology  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
Semester 3 . .
NURC 1172 Principles of Homeopathy 3
. or .
PNUR 1201 Relaxation Techniques  1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 1 - 3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 7-10

 
Train the Trainer Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1250 Train the Trainer Program  2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 2
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 2

 
Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
NURC 1901 Registered Nurse First Assistant  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 4
Semester 2 . .
NURC 1902 RNFA Experience in the Operating Room  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 4
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 8