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    Nurse Aide
     Nurse Aide I emphasizes the study of nursing occupations related to the health care  system. Students study growth and development, body  structure and function,  medical terminology, and 
     
    microbes and disease.  Students gain skills in  patient-nursing relationships; taking and recording of vital signs; CPR; bathing, feeding, dressing, and transporting of patients in various settings. 
     
    Nurse Aide II emphasizes  advanced skill training in  catheter care, range of motion, bowel and bladder training, care of the dying, procedures for maternal and infant care, and admission and
     
    discharge procedures. Students learn  diseases and body systems as related to advanced clinical care of the acute medicalsurgical patient, the  chronically ill, and the elderly. Clinical experience in
     
    a licensed nursing home is part of the course.