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Course Description

This course is designed to educate and train nursing assistants to support licensed nursing staff in long-term care facilities. Participants will specialize in skills to include sterile gloving, wound care, oral suctioning, diabetes care, enteral nutrition, catheterization, colostomy care, specimen collection, and tracheostomy care through lecture, laboratory practice, and evaluation. 

 

Course Outline

This course provides advanced nurse aide skills for acute care settings. It prepares the student to work in both hospital and long-term care facilities.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Give examples of current issues challenging the healthcare delivery system in the U.S.
  2. Account for legal principles that guide personnel in the delivery of healthcare.
  3. State the evolution of the patient care technician in the healthcare setting.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication methods used by the healthcare team to exchange vital patient information.
  5. Describe measures utilized to prevent the spread of infectious organisms.
  6. Perform task-oriented duties and skills under the supervision of licensed personnel.

Notes

For information or assistance on:

  • On-line registration or general registration and payment call 455-0477 or email: workdev@hawaii.edu
  • Financial assistance, program advising, or attending an information session, please complete the online inquiry form and an advisor will contact you.
  • Click here to learn more about financial assistance and student support resources.


Coordinator:  Patrick Leddy
Workforce Development Coordinator
psleddy@hawaii.edu
808-455-0470

Prerequisites

1. Current Criminal Abstract (https://ecrim.ehawaii.gov) (abstract needs to be submitted within 30 days of issuance).

2. Completed Leeward CC Physical Examination Clearance Form.

3. Copy of your photo ID.

4. Proof of 2-Step TB test completed within the last six months.

5. Proof of MMR vaccination (titer is acceptable).

6. Proof of Hep B series vaccination (titer is acceptable).

7. Proof of a 9th-grade English level or higher. Please submit the following as proof of this requirement: AA Degree, BA Degree, college transcripts, TABE results. OR take our EdReady assessment. Please fill out this EdReady Request Form.

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Type
In-Person
Days
Sa, Su
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Mar 23, 2024 to Jun 01, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $3,000.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
This is an in-person class. Classes will meet every Saturday & Sunday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (03/23/2024-06/01/2024).

The class may include hours for employment in lieu of externship/practicum.

NOTE: Direct Instructional Classroom/Lab Skills Hours = 124 (100 didactic/Skills, 8 BLS/CPR/AED, and 16 Prometric Prep/Process); and at a minimum of 26 hours of work-based learning. The Leeward Community College CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WILL BE AWARDED TO THE STUDENT ONLY AFTER COMPLETION OF 150 HOURS AND TAKING THE CERTIFICATION EXAMS.

Type
In-Person
Days
Th, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Apr 04, 2024 to Jun 08, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $3,000.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
This is an in-person class. Classes will meet every Thursday & Saturday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (04/04/2024 - 06/08/2024).

The class may include hours for employment in lieu of externship/practicum.

NOTE: Direct Instructional Classroom/Lab Skills Hours = 124 (100 didactic/Skills, 8 BLS/CPR/AED, and 16 Prometric Prep/Process); and at a minimum of 26 hours of work-based learning. The Leeward Community College CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WILL BE AWARDED TO THE STUDENT ONLY AFTER COMPLETION OF 150 HOURS AND TAKING THE CERTIFICATION EXAMS.

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