ERIC Number: ED366830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Arkansas Long Term Care Facility Nursing Assistant Training Curriculum. Revised.
Arkansas State Dept. of Human Services, Little Rock.
This curriculum is designed for use in developing training programs for nursing assistants who provide nursing or nursing-related services to residents in long-term care (LTC) facilities. Implementation provisions provide a general overview of the basic requirements found in Arkansas' Nursing Assistant Training Program "Rules and Regulations." The course consists of a combination of classroom and clinical instruction. Part I requires a minimum of 16 hours of initial classroom instruction that include both theory instruction and skills demonstration in the classroom lab. Part II requires the completion of 59 hours of training consisting of theory, classroom lab, and clinical skills training that must include at least 16 hours of supervised practical training in a facility performing tasks on an individual under the direct supervision of the instructor. A section on qualifications of instructors follows. Part I contains five units: communication and interpersonal skills, infection prevention and control, safety and emergency procedures, promoting independence/respecting resident's rights, and introduction to resident care. Part II has four units: personal care skills, basic nursing skills, cognitive/behavioral/social, and basic restorative services. Each unit consists of objectives with related content. Appendixes include skills procedures, a glossary, common medical abbreviations, and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Contains 22 references. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Human Services, Little Rock.