Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Full-Day Senior Only – 1080 hrs
Campus: Willow Street | CIP Code: 51.0899
Instructor: Deb Dilworth
Instructor: Jessica Drager

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for Pennsylvania Red Cross (NA Test), Direct Care Staff Certificate, immediate employment and further education.

Program Goals

All Health Care students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Experience the passion of providing high quality patient care in a long term care facility and private home setting.
  • Perform a wide range of basic nursing skills, personal care skills, and enhanced dining experiences in a classroom and real world setting.
  • Work with various healthcare team members providing direct patient care.

Employment Opportunities

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Patient Care Assistant – Acute Care
  • Personal Care Aide