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Long Term Care Aide

High School Students Only.
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. Students 18 years and older must have an OSBI background check.

Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 31-1014.00

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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 3
Supervised Clinical Experience in Long Term Care Aide 16
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Home Health Care Nursing Assistant 16
Health Careers Core Curriculum


Total Hours 322



Tuition - In District $0
Tuition - Out of District $0
Supply Fees $0


Student Organization

HOSA is a international 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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