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MANUFACTURING EXPLORATION

Course Length:

1 Semester (3 Periods)

Credits:

3

Grade Level:

12 (Must be 18 years old prior to the first day of class)

Prerequisite:

College Welding and/or Electromechanical Courses

This course will consist of 15-day internships with school-established community partners. Students will earn

their OSHA certificate and go through the Iowa Workforce Trainings prior to their jobsite experience.

Throughout the semester, the students will report to the classroom for continued work force education. The

class may also take field trips to see other employers and WITCC.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

(Must attend meeting PRIOR to enrollment)

ADVANCED NURSE AIDE HSC178

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

2 LCHS; 4 WITCC

Prerequisite:

HSC173 and HSC174

Grade level:

Must be 16 years of age to enroll

This course is designed as an optional additional unit of instruction to be given following the approved 75-hour

Nurse Aide course. The 75-hour Nurse Aide course meets the OBRA (Nursing Home Reform) requirements

for nurse aides who work in long term care. This additional material provides the learner with content

emphasizing the knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary for providing patient care in the acute setting.

NURSE AIDE THEORY HSC173

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1 LCHS; 3 WITCC

Co-requisite:

HSC174 Nurse Aide Clinical

Grade Level:

Must be 16 years of age to enroll

This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health environment.

Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures,

infection control, and physical care.

NURSE AIDE CLINICAL HSC174

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1 LCHS; 1 WITCC

Co-requisite:

HSC 173 Nurse Aide Theory

This course expands the students’ knowledge of tasks, assessments, and observations of patients in the

health care environment. Students develop technical skills specific to complex needs of the patients.