This program prepares the student as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Through classroom studies, lab, and clinical practice, the student will be prepared to assist the nurse in providing care for the resident/patient.
The CNA is an active and valued member of a healthcare team. Graduates often use this program as a stepping stone to further nursing education. The course includes classroom lectures and laboratory and clinical experiences.
An accredited New York State program, which combines classroom study and clinical experience. The course content combined with successful program completion qualifies the student to take the National Council State Board of Nursing Examination (NCLEX) for Licensed Practical Nurses. It is a comprehensive training program that encompasses direct patient care in acute and long term care facilities.
An exciting program that prepares the graduate for employment in the operating room and in the surgical arena through classroom, laboratory and clinical experience in the local medical community. Students learn theory and gain hands-on experience. Graduates are qualified to take the National Certification exam for surgical technologists. There will be opportunities to train in local hospitals.
Careers for the successful graduate include: surgical technologist in a hospital operating room or free-standing clinical operating room. Graduates can work as surgical technologists in a variety of specialty services such as heart, orthopedic, or transplant surgeries. Graduates can also use this course as a stepping stone to a career in health care such as a registered nurse.