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HPRO 117 Basic Technical Skills • 1 Cr.


Students learn and practice 22 client care skills in preparation for the Washington State nursing assistant certification examination. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101 or permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply principles of infection control.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal assessment data.
  • Practice communication techniques that facilitate interactions among client, family, and health care team.
  • Record pertinent data such as vital signs and weights.
  • Practice providing a safe and comfortable environment for the client or resident.
  • Demonstrate correct performance of 22 specific skills required for certification examination.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000