Health Occupations Specialist: Debra Warren
Health Sciences Short Classes
Please call (904) 547-3471 for scheduled dates, times, and location.
Nursing Assistant - Patient Care Assistant
Average Annual Salary $25,140
(Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010)
Students will perform nursing skills in the clinical and/or simulated laboratory settings under the supervision of a qualified registered nurse instructor. The program includes, but is not limited to, interpersonal skills, medical terminology, legal and ethical responsibilities, safe and efficient work, gerontology, nutrition, pet-facilitated therapy, health and safety including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – health care provider level, and employability skills.
For Nursing Assistant certification a minimum of 40 hours clinical must be obtained. Twenty hours of this clinical experience must be in a licensed nursing home. Students who pass certification are qualified as nursing assistants, orderlies, and Home Health Aides. The Patient Care Assistant program is designed to prepare students for employment as cross trained nursing assistants (SOC 31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers). Offering broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant, for both acute and long term care settings.
The Health Science Core is required for all health programs and options.
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Available to those who qualify