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Basic Nursing Skills




3 Weeks

About the Course

Basic Nursing Skills in the Philippines typically refer to the fundamental skills and knowledge required for entry-level nursing practice. These skills are often part of nursing education programs and training courses. Here are some key details about Basic Nursing Skills in the Philippines:

  1. Training Programs: Basic Nursing Skills are usually taught in vocational schools, colleges, and universities offering nursing assistant or caregiver training programs. These programs may vary in duration from a few weeks to several months, depending on the institution and the depth of the curriculum.

  2. Curriculum: The curriculum for Basic Nursing Skills typically covers a range of topics, including:

    • Anatomy and physiology

    • Infection control

    • Vital signs measurement (e.g., temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate)

    • Patient hygiene and grooming

    • Basic wound care

    • Assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and feeding

    • Medication administration (under supervision and depending on the specific program)

    • Basic nursing procedures (e.g., positioning and turning patients, transferring patients safely)

    • Communication skills for interacting with patients, families, and healthcare teams

  3. Certification: In the Philippines, individuals who complete training in Basic Nursing Skills may receive a certification or credential, such as the Caregiver NC2 (National Certificate Level II). This certification is issued by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and is recognized nationally.

  4. Career Opportunities: After completing Basic Nursing Skills training and obtaining relevant certifications, individuals can pursue entry-level positions in healthcare settings such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and home care agencies. Common job titles may include nursing assistant, caregiver, or healthcare assistant.

  5. Continuing Education: Basic Nursing Skills training is often a stepping stone for individuals who wish to pursue further education and advance their careers in nursing or healthcare. Many individuals use this training as a foundation before pursuing higher-level certifications or degrees, such as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) programs.

Your Instructor

Marcus Harris

Marcus Harris

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