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Non-Credit: Short-Term Vocational (NCSV)

NCSV 400  •  GERIATRIC HOME AIDE BASICS

NCSV 400 Details
Units: 0
Hours: 60 lecture per quarter (60 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability

Prepares students to care for ambulatory elderly clients in their own homes with focus on basic clientele needs and skills required to meet those needs. Intended for students pursuing a career as a geriatric home aide. Completion of both NCSV 400 and 401 leads to a noncredit certificate in Geriatric Home Aide.

NCSV 401  •  GERIATRIC HOME AIDE-NUTRITION

NCSV 401 Details
Units: 0
Hours: 44 lecture per quarter (44 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability

Prepares students to care for ambulatory elderly clients in their own homes. Focus on nutrition, including dietary needs of geriatric and AIDS patients, cultural foods, cooking, and kitchen sanitation. Intended for students pursuing a career as a geriatric home aide. Completion of both NCSV 400 and 401 leads to a noncredit certificate in Geriatric Home Aide.