In addition to the hands on skills such as bathing and bed making, the program focuses on providing concerned individualized care that adheres to the five principles of care: Safety, Privacy, Dignity, Communication and Independence.
Students benefit from small classes, with caring, well-trained teachers. They receive hands-on experience as they learn in realistic clinical settings.
- Care for residents in long-term facilities and patients in hospitals.
- Provide basic nursing care in a home environment to allow clients to maintain an independent and quality lifestyle.
After completing this training program, students are eligible to apply for the state examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and will have developed the skills to work in any health care environment.
- Qualify for a secure job in a growing field.
- Receive three American Red Cross Certifications.
- Instruction by the professional and highly qualified American Red Cross Instructors.
- Build self-esteem and confidence.
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Must attend an orientation and pass the Assessment Exam.
- Present a copy of a current negative TB or Chest x-ray.
- A physical within the current year with no restrictions to lifting or bending.
- Present current photo ID - Drivers License, Passport, or state issued ID card.
- A background check must be completed as a pre-condition to participate in the NAT/HHA program.
- Full payment is due 7 days prior to the start of class.
- Uniform: Red scrub bottoms, White scrub top, white socks, white shoes or sneakers.