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nurse aide

The Nurse Aide program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic care to patients and residents in hospital and long term care facilities. Graduates of this program will be able to communicate and interact effectively with patients, assist patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence, while observing patient rights. The will learn how to perform basic first aide, CPR, take vital sighs, apply the elements of basic nutrition in meal planning, and follow infection control measures. Additionally, they will be able to apply proper body mechanics in bed making, lifting, and turning patients. Graduates of this program may find entry-level employment as a nurse aide with hospitals and nursing homes.

medication aide

The medication aide program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic medication administration to residents/patients in long-term care facilities, state schools, intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation operated by a community mental retardation center established under Health & Safety Code Chapter 534, correctional institutions, and home health agencies.

pharmacy technician

The Pharmacy Technician provides technical assistance for registered pharmacists and work under their direct supervision. They usually work in hospitals, community ambulatory care, home healthcare, nursing homes and pharmaceutical industries. The Pharmacy Technicianís primary responsibility is to perform more of the manipulative functions associated with dispensing prescriptions. Their duties include, but are not limited to, drug-product preparation and distribution, control of drug products, preparation and delivery of requested patient medication to be administered; record-keeping and, in some instances, the purchase of pharmaceuticals and the taking of inventory of controlled substances.