Courses > HLH53 - Acute Care Nursing Assistant

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This course serves to enhance the existing skills of the Certified
Nursing Assistant (CNA) so that the student will be prepared to assist
physicians, physician extenders, and nurses in various departments of
acute care hospitals, within the scope of practice of the CNA. This
course provides education and training needed to attend to the physical,
psychological and social needs of diverse medical/surgical patients, as
well as in working with equipment and patient support devices used in
acute care situations. Additionally, this course prepared the student
to: understand the CNA relationship to other medical providers in acute
care hospitals; communicate effectively with acute care patients;
understand medical orders; document accurately in medical charts; assist
in the admission and discharge of acute care patients; to understand
the grieving process; and to understand the basic principles of effective
pain management.

Units  1 unit
Hours  2 hours labratory 
Length  17 weeks
Graded  Credit course taken for grade or for credit/no credit
Classification  Occupational education courses
Version  01

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