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Nursing assistants may provide healthcare in settings such as elderly care homes, clinics, hospitals or in a patient’s own home. They are a valuable part of the medical team, and can perform a wide range of duties from monitoring vital signs to helping with feeding. This diploma course will introduce you to what being a nursing assistant is, and the skills you’ll need to develop to succeed in the role.
This course covers:
✓ Learn about the job of a nursing assistant.
✓ Look further into the duties of a nursing assistant.
✓ Examine the structure of a healthcare team.
✓ Find out which qualities make a good nursing assistant.
✓ Discover what patients and families expect from nursing care.
✓ Identify nursing principles and values, and how to apply them to the job.
✓ Learn about different healthcare settings, including hospitals and home care.
✓ Find out more about the healthcare workers' code of ethics.
✓ Learn how to recognise and manage abusive behaviours.
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