Mar 20, 2018  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18

AHP 101 - Nursing Assistant Theory and Practicum


This course presents basic principles and procedures of patient care. Concepts of basic human needs, basic nursing and personal care skills, mental health and social needs, and restorative services will be addressed. Information about residents’ and clients’ rights, pertinent laws and ethical issues will also be introduced. Students will be taught the proper way to move patients and the basics of personal care, feeding, bathing and other skills necessary to provide quality health care to patients in hospitals, residents in long term care facilities, and clients in their homes. It includes practice and demonstration of skills in the laboratory and participation in clinical experiences.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 099; and completion of AHP 100
Note(s): Limited to students in the Nursing Assistant Certificate program

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