PCTA1110 : Nurse Assistant Externship

This course allows students to perform, in an actual clinical setting, basic nurse assistant skills and measures, as well as the therapeutic communication skills discussed in the classroom. Students incorporate the beginning communication skills to establish purposeful and caring relationships with selected residents, as well as collaboration in the planning and implementing specific basic nurse assistant measures and skills to meet residents' identified needs. The clinical component emphasizes the application of scientific principles, the nursing process, skill competency, caring, and the ethical and legal responsibilities of the nurse assistant.


HPRS1313, PCTA1310


Credit Hours


Clock Hours

40 (Externship 40) (Ground 40)