This is a 3 period program.
Provides students the opportunity to . . .
experience what the nursing profession is and in multiple health care settings
practice basic patient care techniques and skills in class, laboratory and off campus
receive CPR training in “Health Care Provider” with AED & First Aid
receive a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate after completing the 180 hour training requirements and passing a State Exam.
develop a comprehensive professional portfolio: Portfolio’s will include experience in writing a resume and a cover letter for potential employment opportunities in the health care field
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Students enrolled in the Nurse Assistant Program must:
Have reached 16 years of age by the first day of the program start date (first day of school year).
Junior or Senior in high school
Maintain excellent attendance rate
Able to read and comprehend written and verbal content at 10th grade level
Be in good mental and physical health
Be free from alcohol/drug use
Work and participate as a team member
Be well groomed and maintain good personal hygiene
Have no record of criminal convictions
Have a genuine intererst in people and ability to provide compassionate, non-judgemental care to all types of people
Have reliable transportation to and from clinical sites
Required evidence of immunization: MMR II,Tetanus (Tdap) within the past 10 years,Hepatitis B (HBV) series (3 vaccines total), two negative PPD's (tuber- culosis) tests after July 1, prior to school the year and a positive varicella or varicella vaccine
Recommended pre-requisites: Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology
This course meets from 7:45 am to 12:00 pm for 36 weeks.
This course is held at LRTC.