• Student taking a patient's pulse
  • Student taking a patient's blood pressure
  • Student putting on personal protective equipment
  • Student practicing geriatric skills
This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
Skills: 
  • Deliver basic patient care in various healthcare settings
     
  • Use professional medical equipment and technology to enhance the health and wellness of others
     
  • Practice ethical standards, confidentiality, and professionalism when interacting with patients, clients, and coworkers
Credentials: 
  • Certifications
     
  • Clinicals
     
  • Job Placement
Career Opportunities: 
  • State-Tested Nurse Aide
     
  • Restorative Nurse Aide
     
  • Home Health Care/Homemaking Aide
     
  • Medical Office Assistant
     
  • Environmental/Bathing Aide
     
  • Personal Care Assistant

With additional training:

  • Practical Nurse
     
  • Other health care careers
     
  • Registered Nurse
Additional Information: 

Students will have a variety of clinical experiences at local long-term care, acute care and rehabilitation facilities.

Students in this program belong to Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.

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