HH 190 Advanced Patient Care Skills

18 sessions; $695

001, M/T/W/Th; April 6, 2020 - May 5, 2020
002,
M/T/W/Th; June 30, 2020 - July 29, 2020
003,
M/T/W/Th; September 22, 2020 - October 21, 2020


Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Paramus Campus - Health Professions Building - Room HP-221
In today's health care environment, nursing assistants are responsible for caring for clients who are receiving advanced care in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, sub acute care facilities, assisted living facilities and private residence. This 90 hour course will combine theory and laboratory skills in order to provide proficiency and confidence when caring for clients who have complex care needs. Students will practice advanced skills in the laboratory and use simulation/skills manikins in order to obtain proficiency and confidence in providing acute care. American Heart Association, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS/CPR) certification is included in this program. Use of a scrub uniform is highly recommended for this course and can be purchased in any color for this class. Participants in the BCC HH 772 Certified Nursing Assistant program are encouraged to utilize the BCC scrub set uniform issued for this course. Due to the number and nature of skills presented in this program, attendance is required at all sessions. Prerequisites: High School Diploma/GED

Textbook is required: Can be purchased at the Paramus Campus Bookstore or directly from publisher. Lippincott: Advanced Skills for Nursing Assistants. ISBN: 978-0-7817-8067-4 OR Textbooks available for LOAN directly from class instructor.  Students are encouraged to wait until the first day of class for textbook purchase/loan option.

This course is required for students following the Patient Care Technician track.