BOOST WCCS Course Bundle -NAS 120 Fundamentals of Long-Term Care and NAS 121 Fundamentals of Home Health Care Lab

The collection of resources provide syllabi, lecture notes, simulation skills check-offs, clinical evaluation rubrics, and a cross walk alignment of course objectives with Alabama Nursing Assistant Standards (NAS). These materials provide resources for instructing students in the necessary theory, laboratory and clinical experiences for care of geriatric and long-term care clients/residents. Emphasis is placed on infection control, safety, body mechanics, communication, and personal and restorative care. An overview of the nursing department’s philosophy, objectives, and conceptual framework is included along with information and experiences in following care plans, as well as the roles of healthcare providers and information on healthcare facilities. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to apply theory and simulated laboratory concepts in resident/client care in accordance with the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) 1987 guidelines.
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Other Material Types:
Assessment Tool, Assignment, Development Tool, Presentation, Syllabus
Midlands Technical College
Funding Source:
Health Care, Nursing Assistant, Simulation, Basic Patient Care, Stackable Certificates, Clinical Assessment, Patient Care Technician

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Long-Tern Facilities in the Wallace Community College Selma service area, Alabama Department of Public Health - approved the Nursing Assistant Program
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Healthcare Support Occupations (31-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
20 hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Consultation throughout the process with senior academic leaders, faculty, patient simulation specialists, WCCS Curriculum Committee and Health Sciences Department Advisory Committee. Subject matter experts external to the grant reviewed the final submissions.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers


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  • Interactive - Markup

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