International Career Institute

Nursing and Patient Care Assisting

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Do you want to learn how to help people who can not care for themselves? Thanks to this course on the Emagister website, you will be able to develop great skills!

This training has been planned for professionals in the nursing and patient care industry who have various job titles such as medical assistance, nursing assistant and patient care personnel. Strengthen your skills to be able to care for patients who can not take care of themselves.

A career in nursing and patient care can be highly rewarding. A health care assistant should have: affectionate personality, patience, desire to help people and have good physical condition.
With the direction and supervision of the nurses and the managers of the patient support services, the nursing assistants and patient care will perform tasks that support clinical care. These include cleaning, food service and traditional tasks, for example, the movement of patients and the transportation of patients to appointments and procedures within a hospital or care center for the elderly.

With experience and additional training, nursing assistants and patient care can become registered nurses or registered nurses.
Start enjoying the benefits by registering today!

Move on your way to becoming a nurse by signing up for our training course now! Do not hesitate and ask for more details through the Emagister website!

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Quais são os objetivos da formação?

A career in nursing and patient care assisting can be extremely rewarding. Job titles graduates in this career are typically known as:
Health Care Aide
Nursing Assistant
Patient Care Assistant
A nursing assistant / patient care assistant helps to provide compassionate care to individuals who are not able to fully care for themselves. A health care aide should have:
caring personality
a desire to help people, and
be in good physical condition.
Learning more about becoming a nursing assistant could lead to jobs with:
Residential care facilities
Home carers
Group homes
Home healthcare services
Nursing homes
Under the direction and supervision of nurses and patient support services managers, nursing and patient care assistants will undertake a range of duties which support clinical care. These include cleaning, catering and traditional orderly duties, for example, patient movement and transporting patients to appointments and procedures within a hospital or aged care facility.
With experience and further training, nursing & patient care assistants can become enrolled nurses or registered nurses.

Esta formação é para mim?

Anyone with a dream and desire to succeed in nursing and patient care.

Requisitos: There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.



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Susan Evans
O melhor: I just wanted to write a quick note to say thank you to International Career Institute. I embarked on this journey some time ago and I just finished my course. As I progressed through every module my confidence grew and I learnt skills which have produced some breath taking outcomes. I never knew I would enjoy a course as much as I enjoyed this one. Thank you!
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Curso realizado: Fevereiro 2017
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Anatomy and Physiology
Community Nursing
Health Management
Communication Skills
Nursing assistant
Nursing Care
Nursing Health
Nursing Management
Nursing Research
Patient Care
Medical terminology
Medical training
Community health
Support services
Anatomical Divisions


Course Content

Students who enrol into the course will complete the following units of study:

1             Health and Wellness

Defining health and wellness

Determinants of health

Illness behaviour and the sick role

Health promotion

2             Rehabilitation Nursing

Defining rehabilitation

The multidisciplinary team

Rehabilitation nursing practice

3             Community Nursing

Defining community nursing

Roles of the community nurse

The family in community health

4             Community Support Services

Traditional services

Other community support services

5             Medical Terminology

Medical Definitions, Prefixes & Glossary

Abbreviations & Acronyms

Using Medical Terminology

Human Systems & Anatomical Divisions


6             Maintain Patient Records

Monitor & Review

Accessing Records

Maintenance of Records

7             Maintain Workplace Safety

Occupational Health & Safety

8             Confidentiality & Privacy in a Medical Environment

Codes of Conduct

Confidentiality & Privacy

Security Procedures

Career Prospects

They can find employment opportunities in home healthcare facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, group shelters and even in private residences. They work under the supervision of patient services managers and nurses and perform duties that support clinical care such as catering, cleaning and transporting patients. With additional training, nursing and patient care assistants can become registered nurses.