Meets VPAA One (1) Credit Graduation Requirement
Meets Math Related One (1) Credit Graduation Requirement
Meets Science Elective One (1) Credit Graduation Requirement
The Nursing Assistant course is a comprehensive study of the health care delivery system. The program includes all aspects of patient care from newborn to geriatrics. Human anatomy and physiology with concentration in nursing applications are included. Medical terminology and language are introduced. MIOSHA Safety Certification, Red Cross CPR/First Aid is offered. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Job shadow opportunities are part of the curriculum. Students will be able to participate in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America). Students may have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs second semester.