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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.
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.
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 to interpret clinical documentation that they will encounter in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the common disorders and diseases of each body system to include the etiology (cause), signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests and results, and medical treatments and surgical procedures.
Focuses on the common diseases of each body system as encountered in all types of health care settings by health information professionals. Emphasis is placed on understanding the etiology (cause), signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment (including pharmacologic) of each disease.
Prepares students to display professionalism and perform within ethical and legal boundaries in the health care setting. Students maintain confidentiality, examine legal aspects of the medical record, perform risk management procedures, and examine legal and bioethical issues.
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
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)