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Nursing Assistant

(27 students)

This course includes:

04:00:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

18 units

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Key Concepts Covered by This Course

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a nursing assistant in various healthcare settings.
  • Comprehend the legal, ethical, and professional standards in nursing practice.
  • Develop strong communication skills to effectively interact with patients, their families, and the healthcare team.
  • Gain knowledge on maintaining health and safety, personal and environmental hygiene, and infection control in nursing practice.
  • Learn about medication administration, understanding the immune system, and patient management for rest, sleep, mobility, pain, and oxygenation.
  • Understand the importance of nutrition, fluid and electrolyte balance, and assistance with elimination in patient care.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of aseptic techniques in nursing.

Course Overview

Venture on a rewarding career path as you delve into the essentials of nursing assistance with our comprehensive course. This curriculum has been meticulously designed to cover a broad spectrum of topics, from understanding the different healthcare settings to mastering the fundamentals of effective communication. In addition, explore the realm of health and safety, learn about hygiene and infection control, and immerse yourself in the practical aspects of nursing, like medication administration and understanding the immune system.Our course doesn't just limit itself to theoretical knowledge; it also focuses on real-life aspects of nursing, like pain management, nutrition, and fluid balance, thereby ensuring that you are equipped with a holistic understanding of the field. In addition, the course is thoughtfully curated to create a foundation for those passionate about providing exceptional care and making a real difference in people's lives.

Course Benefits

This course serves as a stepping stone into the world of nursing assistance, offering you a wealth of knowledge and skills that can be directly applied in a professional healthcare setting. By understanding the various aspects of nursing, you’ll be able to provide high-quality care and contribute effectively to a patient's well-being.You will learn about the technical side of nursing, such as medication administration and infection control, and the human side of care, such as effective communication and understanding patient needs. This dual approach will enable you to excel as a well-rounded nursing assistant who can balance technical expertise with compassionate care.

Career Path

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): Provide basic care to patients and assist them with daily activities they might have trouble with on their own.
  • Home Health Aide: Deliver personalised care to patients in their homes, catering to their daily needs and promoting overall wellness.
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT): Work in hospital settings to support doctors and nurses in providing comprehensive patient care.
  • Caregiver: Assist individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses, ensuring they lead a comfortable and dignified life.
  • Hospital Orderly: Assist in maintaining the cleanliness, safety, and efficiency of hospital departments.
  • Psychiatric Aide: Provide care for individuals with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities under the supervision of medical professionals.
  • Hospice Aide: Provide compassionate end-of-life care to terminally ill patients while supporting their families during this challenging time.
Course content

Module 01: Nursing: History, Job Role, Skills Required

Nursing History, Job Role, Skills Required


Healthcare Settings Acute, Sub-acute, In-home, Long-term


Legal, Standards and Professional Aspects of Ethical Practice Part – 1


Legal, Standards and Professional Aspects of Ethical Practice Part – 2


Medication Administration


Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing in Nursing


Hygiene and Care of the Patient in Nursing


Infection Prevention and Control


Asepsis in Nursing


Essential Communication Skills in Nursing


Introduction to Immune System


Rest and Sleep Hygiene


Mobility and Immobility Issues of Patients in Nursing


Pain Management Overview & Treatment Options


Role of Nurse in Nutritional Care


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance


Assisting with Elimination


Basic Concepts of Oxygenation


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