Declaración de propósitos:

Se espera que todos los estudiantes de este programa cumplan con ciertas funciones / estándares técnicos que son esenciales para completar con éxito todas las fases del programa y que reflejan los requisitos y estándares de la industria. Para verificar la capacidad de los estudiantes para realizar estas funciones esenciales, es posible que se les solicite que demuestren los siguientes estándares técnicos: these essential functions, students may be required to demonstrate the following technical standards: 

Estándar Definición de Estándar Ejemplo(s) de Norma Técnica
1. Habilidades de pensamiento crítico Ability to collect, interpret, and integrate information and make good decisions within range of abilities and scope of practice Goal is to maintain safety:

Read and comprehend relevant information in textbooks, medical records, and other forms of data

2. Movilidad/Habilidades motoras Ability to manipulate equipment through adequate gross and fine motor skills, stoop, bend, or turn while providing safe patient care

Sufficient strength to assist patient(s) who may have physical strength deficits

Goal is to maintain safety:

Able to use equipment as indicated, i.e. wheelchairs, lifts, stretchers, bathing chairs, walking implements

Properly position and transfer patients

Administer effective BLS/CPR

3. Habilidades táctiles Adequate sense of touch to monitor patients and detect health needs/abnormalities Goal is to maintain safety:

Able to detect temperature changes with water, food, and skin temperatures

Detect a pulse

4. Habilidades auditivas Ability to hear electronic equipment to monitor and maintain safety of the patient

Ability to communicate with patients and healthcare team members and be able to understand what is being communicated

Goal is to maintain safety:

Able to hear monitor alarms, call bells, patient safety alarms, i.e. fire, evacuation, emergency, overheard alarms, announcements, heart and breath sounds and blood pressure sounds

5. Habilidades visuales Ability to visually observe patients, read records and patient charts and read equipment

Able to visually monitor patients during day and evening lighting

Goal is to maintain safety:

Able to observe and report patient changes in skin color, breathing, chewing, mobility, dressing, communication

Able to accurately record patient data/activities

Able to read/interpret a variety of equipment, i.e. thermometer, sphygmomanometers, weight/height/container measurements

6. Habilidades de comunicación Able to effectively express oneself in English in verbal, nonverbal, and written formats with faculty, students, patients, and families, and other healthcare team members Goal is to maintain safety:

Offer support to patients, ask direct questions and answer questions, demonstrate active listening skills, recognize and respond to non-verbal communication, able to keep accurate records and charting with medical jargon and spelling

7. Habilidades interpersonales Able to effectively communicate and collaborate with faculty, student-peers in the classroom/lab/clinical settings, employers/healthcare workers and when working with patients Goal is to maintain safety:

Able to interact in a socially appropriate manner when interacting with faculty, peers, patients, and families

Able to establish professional rapport with patients and healthcare team

Willing and able to participate in role-playing scenarios to strengthen skill base when working with patients and other healthcare workers

Able to demonstrate socially appropriate behaviors when working with people of a variety of cultural, religious, social, emotional, and intellectual backgrounds

8. Habilidades conductuales Able to demonstrate respect toward self, peers/students, faculty, patients, families, and healthcare team through consistent display of professional behaviors through attitude, communication, work ethic, commitments while adhering to professional boundaries Goal is to maintain safety:

Demonstrates respect for self, patients, peers/students, faculty, and healthcare team

Demonstrate initiative, cooperative and professional behaviors, and enthusiasm

Able to perform duties within the scope of practice

Maintain personal hygiene/professional appearance

En el caso de una persona calificada con una discapacidad documentada, se harán adaptaciones apropiadas y razonables, a menos que hacerlo altere fundamentalmente los elementos esenciales de capacitación, cause dificultades excesivas o produzca una amenaza directa a la seguridad del paciente o estudiante.

Declaración de Servicios de Accesibilidad

Blue Ridge Community College tiene la obligación legal de proporcionar adaptaciones apropiadas para los estudiantes con discapacidades documentadas. Si tienes una discapacidad y estás buscando adaptaciones, debes comunicarte con la oficina de Servicios de Accesibilidad para Estudiantes (SAS, por sus siglas en inglés) (Sink Building; (828) 694-1813; access@blueridge.edu. Los estudiantes pueden ponerse en contacto con SAS en cualquier momento, sin embargo, se les recomienda que inicien este proceso lo antes posible (antes del inicio de las clases o la experiencia en el campus universitario).