This program is designed to train the beginning nursing assistant to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the patients of any health care setting. It is designed to meet the training requirements of both federal and Nebraska laws for nursing assistants working in a licensed nursing facility. The skills and knowledge contained in this material can be adapted for any health care or residential setting.
This program will discuss the most common life safety deficiencies for long-term care and assisted living facilities in Nebraska. The minimum required inspection, testing, and maintenance activities that need to be performed on a facility’s fire protection systems to meet requirements will be discussed.