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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: 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
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
Hybrid
Days
M, W, Th
Time
5:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 10, 2022 to Mar 10, 2022
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 5:30pm - 9:30pm (01/10/2022 - 03/10/2022).  The class may include hours for employment in lieu of externship/practicum.

Type
In-Person
Days
M, W
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 07, 2022 to Apr 06, 2022
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 Monday & Wednesday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (02/07/2022 - 04/06/2022).

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

Type
In-Person
Days
Su, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 20, 2022 to Apr 10, 2022
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 (02/20/2022 - 04/10/2022).

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

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