Nursing Assistant

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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.
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

Dual Enrollments and Certifications

High school elective credits- 3

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry (Healthcare)

American Heart Association CPR & AED certification

Stop The Bleed Certification

Mandated Reporter for Child Abuse and Neglect

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate after completing the 180 hour training requirements and passing a State Exam


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 class meets on Blue or White days.

Both days are 3 period classes.

They meet from 7:45 am-12:00 pm.

You will earn 3 elective credits for each of these classes