The Certified Nurse Assistance (CNA) to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a two year program this career ladder provides students with the designation as LPN at the end of their training and prepares them to take the board examination.
This course teaches the basic nursing skills necessary to become a nursing assistant. Students are led from the integrated roles of the health care team to the specific duties of the nursing assistant and the skills necessary to give basic patient care and to deal with families.
Teaches concepts of theoretical and practical work utilizing an electronic health record system in conjunction with typical health care delivery experience. You will receive requisite skills to assimilate into a healthcare facility either implementing EHR/EMR or fully implanted and compliant with meaningful use as stipulated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Students learn to use critical thinking skills to gain knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology, develop communication skills necessary to foster nurse client relationships, anatomy, and physiology, as well as psychosocial health concepts. Theoretical and conceptual learning includes anatomy and physiology, preventative and medical nutrition, ethical/legal guidelines of medical and surgical care, nurse-adult client and healthcare team relationship(s) and medical professionalism.
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