DHC Opens Visiting Nurse’s Aide Education Program


Daegu Health College (DHC / President Dr. Nam, Sung-hee) Center for Lifelong Education announced on the 9th that it opened the ‘1st iteration of visiting nurse’s aide education program’ on the 5th at DHC art center room number 204.

Blessed with director Seok, Eun-jo’s welcoming remarks, the students enrolled into the 1st iteration received congratulations and words of encouragement from approximately 30 distinguished guests including dean of nursing school Kim, Bok-nam, dean Seo, In-joo, president Lee, Jong-jam of Gyeongsangbuk province nurse’s aide association, and the college staff.


Visiting nurse’s aide program entails 8 month curriculum to include 360 hours of theory in basic nursing, welfare for elderly, and first-aid, followed by 340 hours of field practice in Lab, medical facilities, and health centers, totaling 700 hours to complete.


Upon completion, the students will visit nursing homes and elderly patients under long-term care insurance (elderly diagnosed with dementia, stroke, or other elderly illnesses) to provide nursing, treatment assistance, counselling, and oral hygiene care.


Center for lifelong education director Seok, Eun-jo (Professor / department of early childhood education) said “I applaud the students for embracing challenges.  DHC will provide excellent medical-specialized education services to the students, along with active support to give future nurse’s aides and medical field professionals the opportunity to hone their skills and competency.”

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