Clackamas Community College

Nursing (NUR)

NUR-100  Nursing Assistant I  
7 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

Prepares the student to perform routine nursing assistant tasks to clients in sub-acute care settings as well as in the community. Includes 80 hours of didactic and skills lab instruction. May not be challenged. Required: Student Petition.

Corequisites: NUR-100C  
NUR-100C  Nursing Assistant I Clinical  
0 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

Prepares the student to perform routine nursing assistant tasks to clients in hospitals, long-term and skilled care facilities, as well as the community. Includes 82 hours of clinical practicum. May not be challenged. Required: Student Petition.

Corequisites: NUR-100  
NUR-101  Certified Nursing Assistant II  
5 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

This course prepares the student to perform routine nursing assistant level II tasks that are needed in the acute or skilled care setting. This course includes concepts of safety and complication prevention. Students will also learn how to communicate a person's response(s) to the nurse, and document and record outcomes of a person's care. Required: Student Petition.

Required: Attend CNA II mandatory orientation and complete all required data for Corporate Screening.
Must have a current Certified Nursing Assistant I License in the state of Oregon with a copy of a current and active OSBN verification of license letter
Recommended: WRD-098 or placement in WR-121.
Student should be 18 years of age or older
Corequisites: NUR-101C
  
NUR-101C  Certified Nursing Assistant II Acute Care Clinical  
0 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

This course prepares the student to perform routine nursing assistant 2 acute care tasks that are needed in the acute care setting. This course requires a minimum of 30 hours of clinical instruction. Required: Student Petition.

Corequisites: NUR-101  
NUR-160  Fluid and Electrolytes  
2 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

Focus of this course is to assist students in the understanding of fluid, electrolytes, acid-base balances and the interpretation of various diagnostic tests related to the client's clinical condition. Limited to healthcare professionals/healthcare students.

Prerequisites: BI-233  
NUR-217  Basic EKG Interpretation I  
1 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

This course presents the student with an introductory overview related to the anatomy and physiology of the heart. It also explores normal electrical conduction as well as common variations as evidenced by changes in the waveform on the cardiac monitoring device. The course will also focus on the student's ability to perform cardiac monitoring via 3, 5 and 12 lead monitoring devices.

NUR-218  Basic EKG Interpretation II  
1 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

This course builds upon the knowledge gained in NUR-217. The course will focus on the student's ability to understand and recognize variations in the electrical conduction of the heart as evidenced by changes on the 12-lead EKG. The course will encompass the recognition and treatment modalities of sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular rhythms as well as heart block. Recognition and treatment of electrical conduction problems related to ischemia, injury and drug/electrolyte imbalances will also be discussed.