Alisab School of nursing hopes to prepare nursing assistants for care functions in a geriatric care or elderly care setting.

GNA Skills Listing:

  • Hand Hygiene (Hand Washing)
  • Applies one knee-high elastic stocking
  • Assists to ambulate using transfer belt
  • Assists with use of bedpan
  • Cleans upper or lower denture
  • Counts and records radial pulse
  • Counts and records respiration’s
  • Dresses client with affected (weak) right arm
  • Feeds client who cannot feed self
  • Gives modified bed bath (face, and one arm, hand underarm)
  • Measures and records blood pressure
  • Measures and records urinary output
  • Measures and records weight of ambulatory client
  • Performs modified passive range of motion (Prom) for one knee and one ankle
  • Performs modified passive range of motion (Prom) for one shoulder positions on side
  • Provides foot care on one foot
  • Provides mouth care
  • Provides perineal care (Peri-Care) for female
  • Transfers from bed to wheelchair using transfer

NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Pearson Vue [www.pearsonvue.com]

Students in the GNA Class will be able to receive instruction and training in the following topics.

  • Care Practices and Techniques – Age-Specific Training
  • Assisting Patient with Activities of Daily Living
  • Monitoring Patient’s Vital Signs
  • Disease Management and Symptom Control
  • Body Mechanics
  • Safe Nursing Care Practices
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • BSL (Basic Life Support)
  • Communication Skills Training
  • Nutrition Monitoring

GNA exam Cost $105.00 make money order payable to the American Red Cross. The exam composes of two sections Skills and Written. The school offers a review class to prepare students for the exam.