Course Information

Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Upon the successful completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant course, students are eligible to take the NNAAP test. This test assesses the minimum competence of student to perform the job of geriatric aide safely and effectively..

Course Details

  • Applies one knee-high elastic stocking

  • Assists to ambulate using transfer belt

  • Assists with use of bedpan

  • Cleans upper or lower denture

  • Counts and records radial pulse

  • Counts and records respirations

  • Dresses client with affected (weak) right arm

  • Feeds patients who cannot feed themselves

  • Gives modified bed bath (face, and one arm, hand underarm)

  • Measures and records blood pressure

  • Measures and records urinary output

  • Measures and records weight of ambulatory client

  • Performs modified passive range of motion (Prom) for one knee and one ankle

  • Performs modified passive range of motion (Prom) for one shoulder positions on side

  • Provides foot care

  • Provides mouth care

  • Provides perineal care (Peri-Care) for female