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Course Description: (ACNA 100)
An 80-hour theory and clinical training course program which helps prepare the long term care nursing assistant to function at a competent level in the acute care setting. Theory classes will be held in the classroom and clinical hours will be at the contracted training facilities or laboratory.
ü Must pass the Wonderlic (WBST) test with a passing grade of 150 for English and 150 for Math.
ü Completion of a NA training program, currently state certified
ü Proof of good health: A report, which includes a medical history, physical examination and PPD test or chest x-ray is required.
ü Must be free from conviction or have clearance from the CA Department of Health Services.
ü Must be able to exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally, 10-25 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.
ü Student liability insurance.
ü Must be 18 years old and above.
ü Submit an original high school certificate or original transcript indicating that the student graduated from high school or its equivalent. A signed statement or attestation by the student is acceptable documentation. All non-English transcripts must be translated into English and be officially certified.
Upon satisfactory completion of the 80-hour course, the Acute Care CNA student will be able to:
- Provide safe, appropriate, efficient, and quality care in an acute hospital setting.
- Build upon and expand previously-learned CNA skills, to enable the nurse assistants to function at a competent level in the acute care setting.
- Learn various disease processes one might encounter in the acute care setting.
- Receive a Completion Certificate.
- Acute Care Nurse Assistant Responsibilities
- Communication – Documentation
- Safe, Secure Environment
- Care of the Surgical Patient
- Gastrointestinal & Nutritional Care
- Genitourinary / Reproductive, Endocrine Care
- Cardiovascular Care
- Respiratory Care
- Orthopedic Care
- Neurological Care
- Oncology, Immunosuppression, Death & Dying