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HS 051 - Certified Nurse Assistant Acute Care Training Course

Unit(s): 1.50

Prerequisite: HS 050, HS 050L, and California State CNA Certification
Corequisite: HS 051L

This course is designed for students who are Certified Nurse Assistants that wish to learn the basic nursing skills and duties in the acute care hospital setting with additional emphasis on the specialized acute care areas such as medical/surgical, orthopedics, pediatrics and obstetrics. The Certified Nurse Assistant Acute Care Training Course consists of 27 hours of lecture content. This course includes communication, patient observation skills, reporting and recording training as well as reinforcement of Certified Nurse Assistant basic-care procedures. The Division of Health Science and Nursing requires that students must be concurrently enrolled in both HS 051 and HS 051L, and pass both courses together. They cannot be taken individually for credit.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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