HEALTH SCIENCE Nursing Assistant - CNA

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HEALTH SCIENCE Nursing Assistant - CNA

Turn your interest in helping people into a meaningful career. As a nursing assistant, you will directly provide care to patients in hospital, long-term care, or adult day care settings. The program includes a combination of classroom and laboratory activities and hands-on clinical experience in a long-term care facility. You will receive training in communication skills, both oral and written, personal care, basic nursing skills, assisting people in maintaining independence, promoting rehabilitation, and caring for those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

The program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services as a Nursing Assistant Training program.

District will initially pay for admission, program and textbooks fees.  If a student drops the course after 2 weeks, the family will be invoiced for the incurred fees. Approx. $350-500. 

Students pay for uniform and transportation costs. 

The Nursing Assistant Registry Exam is required for all students. If a student acquires a passing score, the district will pay the exam fee.  If a passing score is not obtained, students will be invoiced for the fee amount.

Elective with State of WI Certification

Transcripted through Western Technical College/ Nursing Assistant 30543300/ 3.0 credits

Credit: 1.0

Length: (1) Trimester Block

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: None

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