Restorative Nurse Assistant

1.0 Credit Unit

This 1.0 credit unit (16-clock hour) course the program provides NA’s (Nursing Assistants) knowledge and skills to advance their career in long term care.  The nursing assistants will receive training in theory and practical application of restorative techniques. Restorative Nursing Assistants can find employment in nursing homes, assisted living communities and long-term care facilities.

The RNA (Restorative Nursing Assistant) program provides NA’s (Nursing Assistants) knowledge and skills to advance their career in long term care. The nursing assistants will receive training in theory and practical application of restorative techniques.

The RNA program is critical to assuring that residents maintain their highest practical level of functioning in long term care.  RNA’s provide specific treatments to residents so to restore and maintain the strength, coordination and skills to ambulate and perform functional activities of daily living.

Requirements

  1. Active certification as a Nursing Assistant
  2. Good understanding of the English language
  3. Healthcare uniform/Scrubs, athletic shoes and gait belt

Upon successful completion of the course the student will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Occupations/Job Titles:

31-1014.00 – Restorative Nursing Assistants: Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Sample of reported job titles: Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA), Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Nurses’ Aide, Nursing Aide, Nursing Assistant, State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)