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Special Care Procedures

HCA 1124

Credit(s): 4

This course includes specialized procedures for admitting, transferring, and discharging clients; assisting with diagnostic procedures; assisting with treatments; assisting with elimination needs of clients; assisting in meeting hydration and nutritional needs of the client; basic emergency procedures to include CPR/first aid; and basic knowledge and skills required to care for the long-term-care resident. Safety is emphasized throughout each procedure. Corequisite: Basic Health-Care Assisting (HCA 1116) (4 sch: 2-hr lecture, 4-hr lab, 3-hr clinical)