Prerequisite:NHSN 050 and NHSN 050L or California State Nurse Assistant Certification
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: CSU
This course is designed for students who are Certified Nurse Assistants that wish to learn the basic nursing skills and duties that apply to the acute care hospital setting. Specialized acute care areas, such as medical/surgical, orthopedics, pediatrics, and obstetrics, will be emphasized. The CNA Acute Care Training Course consists of 27 hours of lecture content. Topics covered include communication, patient observation skills, reporting and recording training, and reinforcement of Certified Nurse Assistant basic-care procedures. The Division of Health Science and Nursing requires that students be concurrently enrolled in both NHSN 051 and NHSN 051L, and successfully complete both courses together. They cannot be taken individually.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921