HSC 165: Foundations of Caregiving

online available

In this course, students explore the principles of caregiving via online lectures, virtual laboratory demonstrations, and various interactive computer activities. Topics include the principles of infection control, safe body mechanics, resident/patient/client rights, basic care procedures, and the role of the nursing assistant. Students will demonstrate basic nursing assistant skills by video recording. Student wishing to earn State certification as a nursing assistant should enroll in the Basic Nursing Assistant Skills course.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 3

Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered online offered online offered online

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 30
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 75

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