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Spanish Nurse Aide I
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Based on 8 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Spanish as a first language who are interested in health care
If you’re interested in being a nurse aide and your first language is Spanish, this course is for you!
Conversational skills in English are also required. A bilingual instructor delivers the course in English, making clarifications in Spanish to help students fully understand. You’ll learn how to provide personal patient care, fundamental nursing care to the elderly, and other care for adults – under the supervision of a registered nurse. You’ll learn in a classroom and get hands-on instruction in a laboratory and at a clinical site. Upon completion, you’ll be eligible to take the NAI state competency exam to be listed on the NC Nurse Aide Registry.
Course Objectives
  1. Module A - Describe the NC Nurse Aide l
  2. Module B - Demonstrate an understanding of infection prevention and how the chain of infection relates to the work of a nurse aide
  3. Module C - Describe the role of the nurse aide in dealing with emergencies in a health care facility
  4. Module D - Describe successful and unsuccessful techniques of communication with residents
  5. Module E - Describe a residnt's rights and what the nurse aide's role is in maintaining these rights and preventing abuse
  6. Module F - Identify caring behaviors consistent with treating a resident with dignity
  7. Module G - Explain the role of the nurse aide in basic restorative care
  8. Module H - Desribe the structure, function, changes, common disorders, and the role of the nurse aide related to the integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestial, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, and immune systems.
  9. Module I - Describe principles of body mechanics that help prevent injury
  10. Module J - Describe nutritional and hydration requirements of the older adult
  11. Module K - Identify safety interventions that the nurse aide can do to create an environment for restraint elimination or reduction as well as the proper use of restraints and the negative effects of restraint use
  12. Module L - Identify effective communication with members of the health care team by reporting and recording information correctly
  13. Module M - Identify the role of the nurse aide in each step of the nursing process
  14. Module N - Describe events that might occur in a health care facility that would require an incident report and list the information to be included on the report
  15. Module O - Describe the importance of a nurse aide's ability to think critically while performing resident care
  16. Module P - Describe the importance of family and family support to the resident
  17. Module Q - Describe the characteristics of a facility incorporating person-centered care
  18. Module R - Identify cogitive changes that occur due to aging
  19. Module S - Describe the psychological effects of aging
  20. Module T - Describe the nurse aide's role in the care of the resident with Alzheimer's
  21. Module U - Explain the role of the nurse aide in the de-escalation of the resident who is agitated
  22. Module V - Explain the role of the nurse aide in pain management
  23. Module W - Describe the nurse aide's role in end of life care
  24. Module X - Demostrate how to perform the skills necessary to care for the resident
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module A - The Nurse Aide l
  2. Module B - Infection Prevention
  3. Module C - The Resident's Enviroment - Safety & Emergency
  4. Module D - Communication
  5. Module E - Law and Ethics
  6. Module F - Dignity
  7. Module G - Basic Restorative Care
  8. Module H - Body Systems
  9. Module I - Body Mechanics
  10. Module J - Nutrition
  11. Module K - Restraint Eliminatin, Reduction, Appropriate Use
  12. Module L - Communicating with the Health Care Team
  13. Module M - The Nursing Process and Nursing Care Plan
  14. Module N - Incident Reports
  15. Module O - Critical Thinking
  16. Module P - Family and Family Support
  17. Module Q - Person-centered Care
  18. Module R - Cognitive Changes Due to Aging
  19. Module S - Psychological Effects of Aging
  20. Module T - Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
  21. Module U - Mental Health and Mental Illness
  22. Module V - Pain
  23. Module W - End of Life Care
  24. Module X - Threads of Care
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
DHSR - Division of Health Service Regulation
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Demonstrate the knowledge by written and skills means an understanding of the overall requirements to successfully pass the Nurse Aide l competency exam.
CE to CU Articulation
Online Orientation
Text and Supplies Needed
Curriculum online, navy blue scrubs, black closed toed closed heel non-canvas shoes, watch with a second hand, stethoscope
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
acute care and long-term care facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Tests and Final exam
  4. Healthcare Provider CPR
  5. Physical and Immunizations
  6. Social Security card
  7. Clinical Site Requirements Clinical sites, both on-campus and off-campus, require documentation of criminal background checks, drug testing, and health and immunization information. Wake Tech requires this information to be on file for each health science student before they begin the clinical portion of their health science program of study. Physical Examination Form Influenza Vaccine Verification Form Criminal Background Checks Drug Testing Immunization Requirements
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Spanish as a first language who are interested in health care
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • NAl
  • CNA
  • Nurse Tech
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Nurse Aide Office