Course Description: NEAT Health Services, Certified Nursing Aide Prep Course covers a broad range of topics, from how to bathe a patient, to positioning a patient properly. The student will learn about abuse and neglect, how to feed and dress a patient, proper body mechanics for lifting and turning patients. Also, topics such as recognizing depression, dealing with dementia, infection control issues, and catheter care.
Hours: There is much to learn, and the classroom time is 85 hours that is partly lecture and part hands on skills training. The clinical aspect is 24 hours and that is where you will be working during shifts at a clinical site and mastering all the skills you were taught during your lecture and skills training.