The objective of the Licensed Practical Nurse Program is to work directly with sick, injured, or disabled patients in a number of health care settings and under the supervision of a licensed physician or registered nurse. Upon completion of the program, Licensed Practical Nurses may qualify for positions in a variety of health care settings. The Practical Nurse Program is designed to provide you with classroom theory and clinical experience. This includes the scientific principles of nursing care common to all patients and the development of the skills necessary to implement a nursing care plan. The course is 1350 contact hours in length, which can be completed in 12 months.
Home Health Aide
The Home Health Aide program prepares students to assist patients with activities of daily living in the comfort of their homes; includes assistance with bathing, dressing, walking as well as medications and personal care. HHA’s provide a range of care for clients with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and patients with cancer. Services must be given under the supervision of a professional nurse, physical, speech or occupational therapist. Students will receive; 75 clock hours of training, additional certificates included in this program are:
- Assisting with Medications
- Domestic Violence
- Infection Control
Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of Medical Assistants vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner’s specialty. This program consists of 760 clock hours including 116 hours of externship, which can be completed in 10 months.