EWC offers Nutrition Support Assistant class

April 20, 2011
TORRINGTON, WY -
The Workforce Development Office at Eastern Wyoming College presents Nutrition Support Assistant class. The cost for this one day class is $50 and will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 9 am –6 pm at the Crook County Medical Services CNA training room in Sundance.
The Nutrition Support Assistant will be trained to meet the following requirements: • Enhance the nutrition and hydration services provided to nursing home residents. • Reduce the incidence of unplanned weight loss and dehydration.
Students will be under the supervision of a licensed nurse and shall not assist residents who have complicated feeding problems. They will meet requirements of a minimum of eight hours training and competency. This course includes a written exam and competency skills test which requires a grade of 80% or higher. The students will have to attain six hours of continuing education per year.
To register for this class or for more information, contact Melissa Buckmiller at 307.283.1030, or email at buckmillerm@crook1.com .