The following is a list of descriptions for the courses that YBCCS Nurse Assisting students must take in order to successfully complete the program. More information can be found on the Columbus State Nursing Departmental website.
DEV 031 - Pre-Algebra
Pre-Algebra is designed for students who have no experience with algebra and for those who need to strengthen their abilities to work with algebraic mathematics. Topics include simplifying algebraic expressions, solving equations, working with exponents, formulas, signed number operations, monomial operations and application problems. This course will help to develop students' algebra and study skills and help them to perform successfully in MATH 101, MATH 102 and in the workplace.
Lecture: 5 hours
DEV 041 - Basic Communication Skills
This course combines elements of the writing process with the basic principles of writing clear, coherent, and well-developed paragraphs. Students will review the rules of grammar usage and punctuation. Critical thinking skills will be developed through reading, class discussion and journal writing.
Lecture: 4 hours - Lab: 2 hours
DEV 090 - College Success Skills
College Success provides students with skills necessary to be successful in their personal, academic and career-related pursuits. The course focuses on an orientation to the College, study skills, note-taking, test-taking and time management. This course is required of students who place in two Development Education courses.
Lecture: 2 hours
NURC 101 - Nurse Aide Training Program
The Nurse Aide Training Program is designed to instruct students in the knowledge and skills needed to provide basic care for clients in long-term care settings. The 76-hour course includes 60 hours of classroom/lab instruction and 16 hours of clinical preparation, which meet the requirements for nurse aide training in Ohio. Students who complete this course are eligible to state test.
Lecture: 3 hours - Lab: 6 hours