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Teaches and evaluates two-rescuer CPR, one-rescuer CPR, obstructed airway technique for the adult/child/infant, adult/child Automated External Defibrillator (AED), pocket mask and Bag Valve mask. Students receive an American Heart Association Healthcare CPR card with two-year certification.
Previously known as Healthcare Provider Renewal, this course updates certified individuals in 1 and 2 rescuer CPR/AED for adult/child/infant, bag-mask techniques for adult/child/infant, rescue breathing for adult/child/infant, relief of choking for adult/child/infant, and introduction to CPR with an Advanced Airway. Upon completion, students are emailed an American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR e-Card with two-year certification. Must have current BLS Provider CPR certification to enroll in this course.
Teaches and evaluates CPR/AED for adult, rescue breathing for adult, and relief of choking for adult and basic first aid until an ambulance arrives. Students are emailed an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/First Aid e-Card with two-year certification.
Presents and evaluates basic first aid skills necessary to care for the ill and injured until medical help arrives. The course is designed for the layperson. Students receive an American Heart Association First Aid card with two-year certification.
Prepares learners for entry-level employment as assistants to a licensed nurse in a hospital, nursing home, home health agency or community-based residential facility. Covers simple nursing tasks such as bathing and feeding patients, making beds and taking vital signs. FVTC's Nursing Assistant program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. In order to complete the course you need to participate in a clinical experience. All clinical agencies require completion of a background check and specific health requirements. This information needs to be sent to the agency prior to the class starting. To make it easier to fulfill these requirements, we've grouped them into two steps. **Prior to class registration, you will need to complete this pre-application process. ** Classes fill quickly, so get started soon. [Learn more about the program and start the pre-application process.](www.fvtc.edu/program/health-science/30-543-1/nursing-assistant)
Reviews basic nursing assistant skills and knowledge for current nursing assistants/home health aides who want to refresh their understanding and/or update their NA skills. This course may also be used as a review in preparation for the Wisconsin Nursing Assistant competency skills test. Once registered, students will have access to online instructional videos for tested skills as well as practice exams.
Introduces the basic normal anatomy and physiology of the human body essential for nursing practice. Medical terminology is introduced and plays a significant role in the course. Medical Terminology (10-501-101) is recommended but not required.
Introduces the culture of healthcare for students interested in working in various healthcare settings. Learners examine professionalism, interpersonal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills and patient privacy and confidentiality issues as they relate to healthcare.
Focuses on the use of technology in healthcare. Learners use common business software applications, including word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and databases. Communication methods using technology are addressed. Learners gain experience with using the electronic health record (E.H.R.). Healthcare E.H.R. security issues, social media use, and digital healthcare resources are examined.