Are you considering a career in nursing?
It’s a very rewarding and growing career. Making a difference in people’s lives while bringing them hope and cheer is not something that you can achieve in just any career.
What will my classes be like?
During class you will learn the necessary requirements it takes to obtain your Certified Nursing Assistant State Certification. You will also receive a unique opportunity to apply your class room training at a clinical site two days a week, working hands-on with patients.
Certified Nurse Assistant
Upon successful completion of this course; students are eligible to take the State Certification for Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA). Classroom instruction will include fundamental health-care principles, basic patient care; including vital signs, height and weight, transferring residents, dressing and feeding residents, bathing, and basic aseptic procedures. Students will participate in clinical two days weekly from October to April at nursing homes. Attendance is essential due to the number of state mandated hours.
Students will be CPR and HIPAA certified.
This class is only offered for juniors and seniors in high school.
*This class is recommended for students planning for post-secondary education or career attainment.
*Math, reading, spelling, and communication skills are necessary.