About the Program
Ridgewater College offers other choices for students seeking careers in Nursing including Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide.
This course helps students learn the roles and responsibilities of the nursing home assistant working in long-term care. Information about residents' and clients' rights, pertinent laws and ethical issues will be introduced. Concepts of basic human needs, basic nursing and personal care skills, mental health and social needs, and restorative services will also be addressed though out the course. The skills are performed in a supervised laboratory and long-term setting.