CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant

Welcome to Heath Sciences CTEcna    —    Your Path to Becoming a CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant)

Goal: Completion of Health Science CTE and CNA Certification
Time: Three (3) Trimesters
Tools:
  • Computers for e-learning
  • Class discussions
  • Videos & demonstrations
  • Hands-on skills
Trimester 1:
  • History of Health Care
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Medical Terminology
  • Infection Control
  • Communication Skills
Trimester 2:
  • The Human Body – Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Human Body – Growth & Development
  • Medical Mathematics
  • Wellness & Nutrition
  • Client Status: Communicating
  • Knowing and Caring for “Your” patient
Trimester 3:
  • Hands-on CNA Skills
  • CPR Certification
  • Emergency Care
  • Job Seeking Skills
Skills Learned:
  • Vital Signs: Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure
  • Height and Weight
  • Intake and Output
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
What you can expect:
  • Field trips to medical facilities
  • Work with experienced CNA’s
  • Learn to care for patients/family
  • A “Lifelong Skill” that will provide you an opportunity to get a job or go further into healthcare.
What you’ll need:
  • 2 Pencils with erasers
  • 1 3 ring binder
  • 3 folders to keep handouts organized
  • 3 notbooks for taking notes
AND… Your desire to accomplish GOALS for your Success!
Instructor: Ms. Tipton-Perry, RN, CTE Instructor