Nursing Assisting provides students with clinical and administrative skills necessary to enter a hospital or nursing home as a Florida Certified Nursing Assisting (CNA). Students will have the ability to complete the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification, and National EKG Certification. When a student completes the CNA, CPR and EKG Certifications they are considered to be a Patient Care Technician (PCT).
Program of Study Course Sequence for Nursing Assisting Program
- 9th grade: Heath Science Anatomy & Physiology
- 10th grade: Health Science Foundations
- 11th grade: Nursing Assisting 3 (1.0 credit), and Health Occupations Education (1.0 credit) Honors
- 12th grade: Electrocardiograph Aide 3 (.50 credit), and Home Health Aide 3 (.50 credit)