• CNA Program  Health Careers

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    Nursing Assistant/Aide, Medical Assistant & Patient Care Technician pathway: Therapeutic Services (CIP 51.3902).  Health Careers is a pathway program that prepares students for entry level employment opportunities to provide routine care and assistance to patients under the direct supervision of other health care professionals, and/or to perform routing maintenance, monitoring and general assistance to patients in their homes, hospitals, clinics, Physicians’ offices, long term care facilities, or laboratories.  This program will focus on the preparation of students for certification and state licensing programs such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Patient care Technician (PCT), Patient Care Assistant (PCA), Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or direct entry into a post-secondary Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program.  Instruction will include First Aid and CPR certification, Medical Terminology, Basic human anatomy and Physiology, Diseases of major body systems, Blood Borne Pathogens, Medical/Clinical office procedures, Security, HIPPA, Transcribing Medical/Clinical office Procedures, Electronic Medical Records, Sterilization, Safety, nutrition, communication and more. Making students highly marketable and employable as they continue their education.

    Grade                          Health Careers Scope and Sequence

    9          Careers in Health Care                                   Professionalism

                Safety in Health Care                                      Confidentiality

                HIPPA                                                               Law & Ethics

                Infection Control                                             Intro to Medical Terminology

                Communication                                               Medical Math

                Intro to Body systems                                    History of Health

    10        Medical Terminology 1                                 Vital Signs

                A & P 1                                                           Intro to Clinical Procedures

                Intro to Billing & Coding                               Medical Charting

    11       Clinical Procedures                                        Medical Terminology 2

               CPR Certification  *                                        First aid Certification*

               CNA/PCT certification   *                              Electronic health records

               A&P 2                                                               Billing & Coding

               Psychology                                                      Intro to Microbiology

    12        Medical Terminology 3                              Medical Assisting*

                Employability skills                                      Physical Exam

                Pharmacology                                              Assist in minor surgery

                EKG                                                                 Assist in lab

     

    Instructor: Christine Lucas RN, BSN, MSN                  Email- Lucasc@mcvts.net