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Training and Certification Courses for National Certification

NAHCE Nursing Assistant

NAHCE features the Nations most reputable online continuing health education courses. NAHCE Nursing Assistant courses are a cost-effective and a convenient way to earn the essential credentials to become a NAHCE Nursing Assistant

After successful courses completion, our students acquire the NAHCE Nursing Assistant Certificate and Badge Of Completion and will be qualified for certification testing with National Healthcareers Association and or other certifying agencies.
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NAHCE Nursing Assistant

Training And Certification
    Credentials: BOC CNA/A CPT CCMA CET
    Weeks to complete: (±) 70
    CEU's: 43

NAHCE Nursing Assistant

Careers

NAHCE Nursing Assistant Careers

Discover the benefits of becoming a NAHCE Nursing Assistant and begin saving lives in this gratifying and rapidly growing health career. NAHCE Nursing Assistant , specialize in Medical assisting, electrocardiography, phlebotomy as well diet and nutrition. NAHCE Nursing Assistant highly skilled professionals are the perfect match for home health care facilities, doctors and nurse practitioners. They work very closely with patients recording medical histories and vital signs, discussing treatment procedures including coustom-made information for specific individuals.

Home care aides, Nurse Assistants, and medical assisting and are among the top 10 occupations with the largest job growth.

What does it take to be a Nursing Assistant ?

Note: This distance education course is offered to NAHCE members and is not currently approved in any state for CNA licensing. To become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) you must complete a state-approved education program and complete supervised clinical work. These particular programs are found in high schools, community colleges, vocational and technical schools, hospitals, and Nursing homes.

What NAHCE Nursing Assistants Do.

NAHCE Nursing Assistant

NAHCE Nursing Assistant s have a wide range of roles and responsibilities. The most typical tasks consist of recording medical histories and vital signs, discussing treatment procedures to patients and preparing them for examiNations and conducting test procedures. Additionally, NAHCE Nursing Assistant s collect and catalogue laboratory specimens, implement standard laboratory tests. Subsequently, they are responsible for disposal of the contaminated supplies and sterilizing the medical equipment used for testing. Some areas of speciality include preparing taking electrocardiograms, removal stitches, and replacing dressings. As well as, arranging and administering medications and instructing to the patients the use and dosage per the physicians directions. NAHCE Nursing Assistant s duties are varied according to the State law of the heath care provider's location.

Skills to obtain

EKG

NAHCE Nursing Assistant conduct procedures and manage equipment that tests, monitors and documents electrical activity of a patients' cardiovascular system using a moble EKG Machine. These test are used to assist cardiologists and physicians in identifying and treating cardiac and blood vessel abnormalities. These procedures are non-invasive and usually conducted as part of a routine examiNation before surgical procedures. These types of test include standard electrocardiogram exams, 12-lead placement, cardiac catheterization, Holter monitoring, phonocardiography, stress testing, and vectorcardiography. The tests also detect and diagnose medical illnesses such as coronary artery disease, angina, arrhythmias and pericarditis.

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is a skilled field of clinical practice primarily based around the collecting and proper handling of human specimens and plays a primary role in laboratory testing and home health patient care. Under the direction of a physician or licensed health care professional, NAHCE Nursing Assistant s collect blood and other specimens from patients and accurately catalog the specimens for specific lab test and deliver the specimens to the lab.

The Necessities Of Nursing Assistant

As a NAHCE Nursing Assistant you must enjoy working with people! NAHCE Nursing Assistant s work closely with doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health Professionals, but their main focus is patients. As a NA you will interact with patients on a daily basis. You have to be emphatic, highly patient, diplomatic, outgoing, active listener, and a great communicator, for people you get to see, might be frustrated, sick and in pain, scared. Health Professionalism and discretion is a must, since handling sensitive and confidential information is part of the job. Other skills should include: multitasking, prioritizing, dependability, calm and composed behavior in an emergency situation and when working under pressure, team player, strong work ethic, etc.


Happy Medical Assistants Working Important Skills To Have Analytical skills. NA's must be able to understand and follow medical charts and diagnoses. They may be required to code a patient's medical records for billing purposes.

Detail oriented. Medical Assistants need to be precise when taking vital signs or recording patient information. physicians and insurance companies rely on accurate records.

Interpersonal skills. Medical Assistants need to be able to discuss patient information with other medical personnel, such as physicians. They often interact with patients who may be in pain or in distress, so they need to be able to act in a calm and Health Professional manner.

Technical skills. NA's should be able to use basic clinical instruments so they can take a patient's vital signs, such as heart rate and blood pressure.



Tasks Required To Perform
  • document medical history and vital signs,
  • discuss treatment procedures and options with patients,
  • set up and prepare the patient for examinations and test procedures,
  • collect and catalog laboratory specimens,
  • execute standard lab tests,
  • give assistance to doctors and nurses through examinations and treatments,
  • Basic Emergency Care
  • Measuring and Recording Vital Signs
  • Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram
  • Assisting with Admissions and Discharge
  • Bedmaking and Hygiene
  • Assisting With Grooming
  • Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids
  • Assisting With Urinary Elimination
  • Assisting With Bowel Elimination
  • Assisting with Oxygen Needs
  • Blood Collecting and Processing
  • Specimen Collecting and Testing
  • Care of the Surgical Patient
  • Heat and Cold Applications
  • Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers
  • Rehabilitative and Restorative Care
  • Care of Women and Children
  • Caring for the Older Adult
  • Caring for Patients with Mental Health Needs
  • Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions
  • dispose of the contaminated supplies,
  • disinfect medical instruments,
  • take electrocardiograms,
  • remove stitches,
  • prepare patients for x-rays,
  • replace dressings.

Salary And Job Outlook of a NAHCE Patient Care / Technician or simular

According to Salary.com The median annual Medical Assistant salary is $33,733, as of June 28, 2019, with a range usually between $31,771–$37,214, however this can vary from state to state and on a variety of factors.

Salary And Job Outlook by Percentile

A team of Certified Compensation Health Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title NAHCE Nursing Assistant in the United States.
Percentile Occupation Location Last Updated
10th NA US June 28, 2019
25th NA US June 28, 2019
50th NA US June 28, 2019
75th NA US June 28, 2019
90th NA US June 28, 2019

NA Average Salary = $36,433

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NAHCE NURSE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE AND BADGE OF COMPLETION (BOC)

EKG Cardiographic Technician certificate and badge of completion (BOC)The NAHCE Nursing Assistant Certificate and badge of completion (BOC) tells your employer that you have received the highest standards in Nursing Assistant education, information, and knowledge meeting the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in this field.

After receiving the NAHCE Nursing Assistant (BOC) you will be trained to PASS the following certification exams:

The NHA Nursing Assistant / Assistant Certification (CNA/A) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The CNA/A exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in performing tasks associated with a patient care technician. Nursing Assistant s/Assistants are critical team members in a variety of healthcare settings like hospitals, and Nursing homes, and anywhere patients need specialized care. Becoming a CNA/A with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

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The Certified NAHCE Nursing Assistant

This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry. NA's can work for doctors, nurse practitioners, at clinics, urgent care facilities, home health facilities, nursing homes and hospitals,

  • Medical Assistants

    Percent Change In Employment, Projected 2016-24

    23%
    Nurse, psychiatric, and home health aides
    11%
    Nurse Assistants
    11%
    Nurse Assistants and orderlies
    8%
    Orderlies
    7%
    All Occupations

    Note: All occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic, Employment Projections Program

  • What does it take to be a Nursing Assistant ?

NAHCE Nursing Assistant

Curriculum of Courses

Nursing Assistant

Today’s Health Care

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The Role of the Nursing Assistant

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Professionalism and Work Ethics

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Communicating with the Health Care Team

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Understanding the Patient as a Person

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Patient Rights, Ethics and Laws

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Body Structure and Function/Growth and Development

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Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

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Asepsis and Infection Control

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Workplace Safety and Body Mechanics

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Patient Safety

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Moving, Positioning, and Preventing Falls

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Basic Emergency Care

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Assisting with the Physical Examination

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Measuring and Recording Vital Signs

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Obtaining and Monitoring an Electrocardiogram

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Assisting with Admissions and Discharge

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Bedmaking and Hygiene

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Assisting With Grooming

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Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids

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Assisting With Urinary Elimination

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Assisting With Bowel Elimination

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Assisting with Oxygen Needs

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Blood Collecting and Processing

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Specimen Collecting and Testing

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Care of the Surgical Patient

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Heat and Cold Applications

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Care of Wounds and Pressure Ulcers

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Rehabilitative and Restorative Care

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Care of Women and Children

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Caring for the Older Adult

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Caring for Patients with Mental Health Needs

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Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions

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End-of-Life Care

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PN 295 : NAHCE Patient Care Technician Apprenticeship and Capstone

Learning Outcomes:
After successful completion of this study course students participate in the Health Education Apprenticeship and Capstone to perform skills required of a practicing Nursing Assistant . Begin your search now for the ideal NAHCE sponsored externship and future job opportunities with NAHCE Jobs.

Optional Prerequisite: HS 105 : Medical Terminology

Learning Outcomes:
This study course presents a logical understanding of the language of medicine introducing building and utilizing a medical vocabulary through the use of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms/vowels. Emphasis is placed on correct spelling, pronunciation, and knowing the correct definitions of many medical terms:
  • standard prefixes
  • suffixes
  • word roots
  • rules for taking a singular term and making it plural are studied
  • including spelling
  • word analysis
  • word building
  • pronunciation
These principles are applied to the study of the following systems :
  • muscle/joints
  • blood and lymphatic
  • nervous
  • integument
  • skeletal
  • respiratory
  • cardiovascular

Optional Prerequisite: HS 125 : Anatomy & Physiology

Learning Outcomes:
This course introduces students to human anatomy and physiology and focuses on the human body as a living, functioning, organism. The emphasis is on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out complex activities such as eating, learning, and responding to stress. As each of the bodys many parts is described, its interaction with other structures and its role in the organism are discussed.
  • List in sequence the levels of biological organization in the human body
  • Describe the anatomical position of the human body
  • Define and locate the principal regions and cavities of the body
  • Describe the stages of a cells life cycle
  • List and describe the functions of the skin
  • List and describe the functions of the skeletal system
  • Describe the structure of muscle
  • Distinguish between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
  • Describe the structure and function of the main parts of the brain
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NAHCE Nursing Assistant

Program Cost and Financing

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Health Professional Enrollment

*PAY IN FULL
Limited Time Offer:
$1047.00
  • * Take $200 off total course package when paid in full
  • OR $299 down $49 month x20 Total cost: $1279
  • ebook and optional text and ebook package sold separately
  • 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE
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Health Facility Enrollment

Health Professional Enrollment by a *qualified NAHCE Health Facility
  • 5 course minimum
  • 1 educator seat per facility
  • 25% Minimum Discount
  • By joining this highly visible embodiment as a qualified NAHCE Health Facility you will lower the cost of health education, emphasize evidence-based practice and improve the quality of health care and health informatics. nahce™s educational platform implements administrative and educational processes that encourage different health career professions to share resources and work jointly to deliver patient-centered care and improve healthcare systems.

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