This 90 hour (4.7 Credit Unit) program is designed to prepare students who are Certified Nurse Assistants for employment in an acute care facility as Acute Care Nurse Assistants. The competency based curriculum provides a review of nursing assistant skills with emphasis placed on specialized acute care areas such as medical, surgical, orthopedic, pediatric, and obstetrical units.
This course includes both classroom instruction and clinical practice. By the completion of the course, students will demonstrate knowledge of skills required to assist the nurse in providing nursing care and service to the patient in an acute care setting. Basic academic, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills are reinforced throughout the course.
The program is 3 week long which includes:
32 Hours of Theory
58 Hours Externship/Hands on Training