NAST 1500 Nurse Aide Acute Care Internship

This course provides students who have completed nurse aide fundamental training with advanced knowledge, skills, and clinical application necessary for carrying out daily patient care activities in the hospital setting. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and reporting changes in the physical and cognitive conditions of hospitalized patients and assisting with specialized care of these patients. Topics include: admissions/discharges/transfers; respiratory changes, airway management and oxygen administration therapy/safety; neurological changes and seizure precautions; hypo- /hyperglycemic conditions and testing; IV therapy and central lines; allergic reactions; emergency procedures; pre- and post-operative care.




NAST 1100