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Nursing Assistant


CAREERS IN HEALTH (MVHS)                                              
1 Credit
This course is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in learning about a variety of high demand health and emergency medical careers before entering college. Utilizing classroom instruction, professional speakers, and real-life experiences at local health-related facilities, students will establish a solid foundation for pursuing a career in the fast-growing field of health care.

Prerequisite: AP Biology, Chemistry, Algebra 1, and/or Algebra 2
NURSING ASSISTANT (MVHS)                 
3 Credits
The primary goal of this course is to provide students with an exploration experience that will enable them to make health career decisions. The skills, knowledge, and behaviors identified in the curriculum include: development of communication techniques; body structure and function; vital signs; computer literacy; leadership skills; and resource management. Students will take the New York State Nurse Assisting (CNA) licensure exam for certification.

Prerequisite: Career and Financial Management and Careers in Health

Certifications offered:
NYS CNA License



Bonnie Ball
Nursing Assistant Teacher