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Long Term Care Aide

Long Term Care Aides play a vital role on the healthcare team. They help patients with routine healthcare needs, bedside care, and basic nursing procedures. They are often employed in long-term care facilities and hospitals. Additional, students are provided the opportunity to use the theory in practical clinical experiences. Students must pass the Oklahoma State Department of Health's certification exam for Long Term Care Aides to work in most facilities.

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Curriculum / Hours

Introduction to Long Term Care Aide 3
Role of the Nursing Aide in Long Term Care 3
Safety for the Long Term Care Aide 3
Basic Human Needs for Residents/Clients 3
Communication for the Nursing Aide 3
Consumer Rights, Ethical and Legal Issues 3
Infection Control for the Long Term Care Aide 9
Resident/Client Mobility, Positioning, and Transfer 9
Basic Nursing Skills 15
Care for the Patient with Dementia/Alzheimer's Diseases 16
Death and Dying 5
Normal and Abnormal Body Structure and Function 5
Supervised Clinical Experience in Long Term Care Aide 16
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Health Careers Core Curriculum


Total Hours 331


College Credit

College Credit may be available for this career major.



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Student Organization

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a national student organization for high school and adult students that promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions which are held on local, state, and national levels.

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