Nursing Assistant Orientation

Orientation

The mandatory Nursing Assistant orientation, is completed in 15 hours during the week prior to starting your NA I class and is designed to:

  • Orient students to the workplace expectations of a Nursing Assistant
  • Introduce medical vocabulary and abbreviations
  • Raise awareness of the needs of the elderly
  • Identify individual reading level required for Nursing Assistants
  • Provide development of communication and interpersonal skills needed in today's healthcare workplace
  • Provide study skills, including test taking strategies
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