• Nursing Assistant

    This course is for students who want to prepare for employment in the healthcare industry, specifically Nursing Services, while gaining valuable information to be successful in any health care core competencies covering the following areas: anatomy, physiology and associated pathology, medical terminology, oral and written communication, health care delivery systems, employability, legal and ethical responsibilities, safety and teamwork. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), a state and national career and technical student organization.
    Expect to learn:
    • Basic personal care skills
    • Measure vital signs
    • Certifications in First Aid and CPR
    • Clinical instruction in a hospital or healthcare facility
    Other Features:
    • College Credit and internship opportunities may be available
    Career information for this industry:
    • Salary range: $19,390 - $36,890
    • Education Range: State-Approved Education Program
    • Projected job growth: 17%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for nursing assistants, Retrieved: 5/23/2016

    CTSO affiliated with this program:


    HOSA

    Schools offering this program:
    Metro Tech

    Schools offering this program for Dual Enrollment Credits:
    Metro Tech