Nurse Aide II (8362/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description
|Duration:||36 weeks, 280 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||12|
|Prerequisites:||Nurse Aide I (8360/36 weeks, 280 hours)|
Nurse Aide II is an occupational preparation course, emphasizing advanced skill training in areas such as catheter care, range of motion, bowel and bladder training, care of the dying, selected procedures for maternal and infant care, and admission and discharge procedures. Students learn diseases and body systems as related to advanced clinical care of the acute medical-surgical patient, the chronically ill, and the elderly. On-the-job instruction in a licensed nursing home is part of the course. Upon completion of the nurse aide program, the student is eligible to take the nurse aide certification exam that leads to employment as a certified nurse aide in hospitals and nursing homes.
Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. Please refer to the Teacher Resources section of this course for guidance documents pertaining to the Virginia Board of Nursing's required curriculum and skills. All inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Therapeutic Services
Upon completion of the course
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Diagnostic Services Assessment
- EKG Technician Certification (ETC) Examination
- Health Assisting Assessment
- Health Informatics Assessment
- Home Health Aide Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- National Health Science Assessment
- Nurse Assisting Examination
- Nursing Assisting Assessment
- Therapeutic Services Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.