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ALH 1121 Acute Care Nurse Aide

Acute Care Nurse Aide will provide a supplement to nurse aide training and provide the student with the knowledge and skills required for care of the patient within an acute care facility as a Patient Care Technician. One classroom, two lab, three clinical hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: ALH 1120 


  • Demonstrate basic nursing care and the skills required to promote health and healing for patients in an acute care setting.
  • Implement nursing care that decreases risks and follows safety procedures.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of infection and behaviors that prevent infection.
  • Recognize basic verbal and nonverbal therapeutic communication techniques and strategies necessary for inter-professional healthcare communications.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical Hours: 3