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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, through lecture, laboratory practice, and evaluation, specialize in skills to include sterile gloving, wound care, oral suctioning, diabetes care, enteral nutrition, catheterization, colostomy care, specimen collection, and tracheostomy care. Completion of a DHS-approved nurse aide training program is required.

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: ocewd@hawaii.edu
  • Financial assistance, program advising, or attending an information session, please complete the online inquiry form and an advisor will contact you.
    • For possible tuition assistance, please visit www.ocewd.org/hcp to learn more about the Hana Career Pathways grant program. 
  • Click here to learn more about financial assistance and student support resources.


Coordinator:  Patrick Leddy
Workforce Development Coordinator
psleddy@hawaii.edu

Prerequisites

  1. Current Criminal Abstract (https://ecrim.ehawaii.gov) (abstract needs to be submitted within 30 days of issuance)
  2. Placement Assessment- 9th grade English level or higher.
    Examples of equivalent: AA, BA, college transcripts, TABE etc.
  3. Health Education Application Form
  4. Non-credit Registration Form
  5. Physical Examination Clearance Form
    1. Must be able to lift/carry, at least, 40 lbs without assistance. 
  6. Copy of your photo ID
  7. Proof of 2-Step TB test, MMR or Titer, Hep B series
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Type
In-Person
Days
Su, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 01, 2021 to Sep 19, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,900.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
This is a face-to-face class.  Classes will meet every Saturday & Sunday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (08/01/21 - 09/19/21).

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

Type
In-Person
Days
W, Th, M
Time
5:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 01, 2021 to Oct 28, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
Hybrid (Online and In-Person on Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,900.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

This is a hybrid class with teachings online and face-to-face.  Classes will meet every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 5pm - 9pm (09/01/21 - 10/28/21).  The class may include hours for employment in lieu of externship/practicum.

Type
In-Person
Days
Sa, Su
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 25, 2021 to Nov 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,900.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
This is a face-to-face class.  Classes will meet every Saturday & Sunday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (09/25/21 - 11/13/21).

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

Type
In-Person
Days
Sa, Su
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 23, 2021 to Dec 12, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
In-person (Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,900.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
This is a face-to-face class.  Classes will meet every Saturday & Sunday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (10/23/21 - 12/12/21).

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

Type
In-Person
Days
M, W, Th
Time
5:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 01, 2021 to Dec 09, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
150.0
Delivery Options
Hybrid (Online and In-Person on Oahu)  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,900.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

This is a hybrid class with teachings online and face-to-face.  Classes will meet every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 5pm - 9pm (11/01/2021 - 12/09/2021).  The class may include hours for employment in lieu of externship/practicum.

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